Problem SolvingBeyond design, preserving ambiguity is used in processes of creative problem solving such as brainstorming. Making assumptions too early in a creative process can result in failure of imagination.
|Overview: Preserving Ambiguity|
|Type||Design ThinkingProblem Solving|
|Definition||A design technique that avoids imposing assumptions and constraints too early in a design process.|
|Value||Allowing seemingly improbable ideas to surface with the thought that they may have value.|
|Related Concepts||BrainstormingCreativity Of ConstraintsDesign Thinking|