Research about the graphic design brief remains elusive within academia. Especially as when a brief is lacking, is incomplete or unclear, it can make an already ambiguous graphic design process and discipline even more fractured.
“What's the brief?” is a fairly everyday question in graphic design studios. But there appears to be little research on design briefs and the briefing process, even when looking at wider design research discourse (Jones & Askland, 2012; Paton & Dorst, 2011). This is intriguing, considering how integral the brief is within so many design … Continue reading Researching the graphic design brief