When can graphic design practices be concluded? Is that even possible?
This was the question that was asked to my classmate, Bree McMahon, and I to answer through research in one of our studio classes. Our logic was, design is never concluded. However, design practices are concluded when designers make decisions or judgements about their process. Therefore, we designed an app that would be used in moments where designers may become stuck in their decision making process. The app would enable in jogging their creativity through motivation phrases or taking a step away from their work to do so as well.
After revealing the app, we were challenged to elaborate on our research and findings. Through this process, we changed the provocation to be more appropriate.
What is the role of judgement/decision making within the design process?
We then chose to elaborate on the prompt through a framework for decision making (pictured right).
Conclusions: design is never concluded, it is continued/expanded upon through judgements and decision making. Therefore, design is a constant cycle.