« Since the event that marked the launch of design methodology as a field of research, the Conference on Design Methods held in London in 1962 (Cross, 1993), designers have not ceased reflecting on the nature of design methods. Nowadays, the complexity of the problems faced by designers makes it essential to continue this reflection, but not only to recognize or systematize the characteristics of the methods used by designers, as initially proposed by the scholars of the sixties (see Bayazit, 2004 ), but also to amplify the available methodological repertoire, to expand the scope of the discipline and, not least, to question those methods that cost so much effort to systematize in the past. »

Submission deadline: September, 30 2018