RELATED TERMS: User-centred design; User-driven design; People-centred design; Design practice and functionalism
Co-design is a community centred methodology that designers use to enable people who will be served by a designed outcome to participate in designing solutions to their problems. (Koskinen and Thomson, 2012: 77)
Koskinen, T. and Thomson, M. (2012). Design for Growth & Prosperity. Brussels: European Commission. Available from http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/policies/innovation/files/design/design-for-growth-and-prosperity-report_en.pdf [Accessed 10 October 2014].