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Industrial Design: Research Methodologies for Industrial Design

A Subject Guide for the School of Industrial Design


Below you will find resources related to research methodologies in Industrial Design. These resources discuss both primary and secondary research methodologies and practices in the field of Industrial Design. In other words, they give guidance on how to conduct your own research activities (primary research) and discuss and review secondary research strategies. For tips and tutorials on the research process see our Research Process: A Step-By-Step Guide or follow the links in the Research Process Overview box below.

Research Methodology books for Industrial Design

Observational Research Tutorial

Watch this tutorial for tips on conducting observational research.