The underlying premise of DRS2016 was that 50 years of design research has provided us with a sound understanding of design and a solid foundation upon which to build. The interesting questions, then, appeared to us as not so much how we do more of the same – though that of course has its place – but in how we use what we now know.

Browse the contents of DRS2016: Future-Focused Thinking:

DRS2016 Research Papers
498 research papers were submitted. Each paper received at least two peer reviews. 240 papers were accepted for publication and presentation, an acceptance rate of 48%.
DRS2016 Editorials
Editorial pieces are commissioned to accompany the conference proceedings. They are not peer reviewed.
DRS2016 Conversations
Conversation reports are based on events held at the conference. They are not peer reviewed.
DRS2016: Conference Volumes