Design Research Journal — August 2021-May 2022

Pursuing a 2-semester long design thesis at Carnegie Mellon School of Design is an interesting journey, some days are full of confusion and others bring clarity. There are two reasons for writing this journal: 1) I believe in a reflective practice and since the graduate thesis has a huge component of self-directed learning, capturing the weekly progress would be a helpful way for me to connect the dots as and when needed, 2) Design thesis tend to be iterative and could feel messy at times; I couldn’t find any references or examples of what this journey looks like so I hope…