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Design thinking
Design thinking

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1 Before you begin

Before we begin to talk about design thinking, you may be wondering what exactly design is. Perhaps you had some idea when you chose to study this course, in which case, see if the ideas here meet your expectations. You might be surprised at how widely we define design. Designs are the things that design thinking produces - the products of thinking if you like. First, we will consider what design is, as well as considering its purpose and effects.

The equipment you need

You will need a copy of a newspaper or a magazine. For example, one of the free ‘weekend’ magazines that come with the Sunday newspapers would be suitable.