Bagchi and Davis have completed research on how the manner in which options are presented influences choices made, which complements existing work in the field.
What aspects of photographs affect people's judgments of image quality?
The Research as Design Resource Packet, produced by individuals associated with the Design School at Stanford, is a useful reference for methodologically curious designers.
New research tools and techniques are enhancing design research.
HDR display technology is beginning to become available, and Veitch outlines why it will be an important design tool
Designers need to consider the holistic nature of place experiences.
How can architectural animations be improved?
Viewing videos of spaces and experiencing environments via virtual reality can influence us, just as actually being in a space does.
Scientists at IBM’s Watson Research Center in Cambridge, MA have created an interactive website where researchers can use innovative tools to visualize data they have collected (web address below).
Cul-de-sac neighborhoods increase play opportunities for younger children, while older children benefit from neighborhoods with grid layouts.