A New Writing Process? Exploring the 5 Space with ChatGPT

There is a lot that ChatGPT can do, but can it help scholars theorize? Here is one case study about exploring theory with ChatGPT as a thought partner.  READ MORE »

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A New Writing Process? Exploring the 5 Space with ChatGPT

There is a lot that ChatGPT can do, but can it help scholars theorize? Here is one case study about exploring theory with ChatGPT as a thought partner.

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An image of two people describing a number on the ground. To one it looks like a 6, to the other it looks like a 9.

Talking about design matters because when we do so, we talk about humanity—and humanity matters. It matters how we talk about design because words are the singular most powerful force available to humans. READ MORE »

Why Does How We Talk About This Matter?

Talking about design matters because when we do so, we talk about humanity—and humanity matters. It matters how we talk about design because words are the singular most powerful force available to humans. READ MORE »


Drawing about design: A picture is worth a thousand words, so we have been exploring the five discourses through visual representations. But sometimes pictures bring us back to words. Check out the results of Punya’s SPACE word plays. READ MORE »

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Representing the Five Discourses: SPACE

Drawing about design: A picture is worth a thousand words, so we have been exploring the five discourses through visual representations. But sometimes pictures bring us back to words. Check out the results of Punya’s SPACE word plays. READ MORE »


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Design is creating a space in complexity and interacting inside that space. Effective designers bring with them particular knowledge, practices, tools, and a frame of judgment or connoisseurship. Design is not generalities, clarity, or problem solving. READ MORE »

Response: What is (and is Not) Design

Design is creating a space in complexity and interacting inside that space. Effective designers bring with them particular knowledge, practices, tools, and a frame of judgment or connoisseurship. Design is not generalities, clarity, or problem solving. READ MORE »


Design, at its core is about intention. Design is an intentional move toward a more preferable solution, regardless of the concreteness of the final product. READ MORE »

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What is (and is Not) Design?

Design, at its core is about intention. Design is an intentional move toward a more preferable solution, regardless of the concreteness of the final product. READ MORE »


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