'Basics Design - Design Thinking' is an introduction to the process of generating creative ideas and concepts. It intends to identify methods and thought processes used by designers in order to start the process that eventually leads to a finished piece of work. This focus on ideas and methods eschews an abstract, academic approach in favour of a useable methodology for design as a problem-solving activity. This is supported by practical work examples and case studies from leading contemporary design studios, accompanied by concise descriptions, technical expansions and diagrammatic visualisations. Key Features - Guides readers through the process of generating ideas for design; Includes case studies and examples from the contemporary desig; Presented in a graphic style, supported by student exercises, tips and resource directories.