In the Bubble: Designing in a Complex World
John Thakara has published his new book In the Bubble - 'a book about designing a world that is based less on stuff, and more on people'. On the 1st of June at 4pm we're having him to tea to talk about it and - you're invited too. To reserve a place RSVP Jude
Designing complex problems and systems - reading list
From our recent workshop, many thanks to Nick Durrant for this list.
Design Rules, Vol. 1: The Power of Modularity Carliss Y. Baldwin, Kim B. Clark
A Pattern Approach to Interaction Design Jan Borchers
On "Wicked problems":
Rittel, H., and M. Webber; Dilemmas in a General Theory of Planning pp 155-169, Policy Sciences, Vol. 4, Elsevier Scientific Publishing Company, Inc., Amsterdam, 1973. Read a summary here.
DeGrace, P., and L. H. Stahl. Wicked Problems, Righteous Solutions. Prentice Hall, Yourdon Press, 1990.
Design Thinking Peter G. Rowe
Normal Accidents Charles Perrow