Posts by Rick Robinson

Mar 1, 2008

The Analysis-Synthesis Bridge Model

*Written for Interactions magazine by Hugh Dubberly, Shelley Evenson, and Rick Robinson.* The simplest way to describe the design process is to divide it into two phases: analysis and synthesis. Or preparation and inspiration. But those descriptions miss a crucial element—the connection between the two, the active move from one state to another, the transition […]