The Design Way: Intentional Change in an Unpredictable World
The Design Way was named "Outstanding Book of the Year" (2004), by the Association for Educational and Communications Technology (Division of Instructional Development).
Design is presented as a unique discipline, distinctly different from science and art; exceptionally well suited for dealing with the complexities and challenges of modern life.
The Necessity of Being ‘Un-Disciplined’ and ‘Out-Of-Control’
First published in: Journal of Performance Improvement Quarterly, 1994.
The limits of problem solving strategies leave design as the strategy of choice. The designer's role is animated by "other expression", rather than "self expression." As part of the creative process of design, and using systems thinking, designers create the un-natural world by being un-disciplined and out-of-control.
The Case for Design
Journal of Educational Technology (2000)
This article makes a case for the necessity and value of a design culture; introducing two concomitant strategies for facilitating the emergence of a design culture.