Why should we know what is design?
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29 October 2010
After many years a student is still finding difficulty in understanding what design is at its core. The students cannot build a concept of what design is. He is very good at the 'making' of design but the thinking part is difficult. There seems to be a difficulty in not knowing the goal or essence of design and designing.
There is an ongoing dialogue with the tutor, but no illumination. The tutor also has no answer. There might not be a answer, or not one answer. The student needs to find for himself the answer. The tutor can only be there and listen. The question arises:
Why should we know what design is?