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68 Useful Design Theories
John Spacey, March 14, 2020
Design theory is any first principle, concept or technique that is useful for design and solving problems with design thinking. Design theories are often aligned to a style or philosophy such as minimalism, modernism, postmodernism or new complexity. It is also common for a theory to be a generally applicable technique, process or consideration. The following design theories are selected as being potentially useful and nonobvious.
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