User-driven design

RELATED TERMS: Co-design; User-centred design; People-centred design; Design practice and functionalism

User-driven design means innovation that comes from users, leading to new approaches and methods to engaging end-users in the design process from the outset. (Koskinen and Thomson, 2012: 79)


Koskinen, T. and Thomson, M. (2012). Design for Growth & Prosperity. Brussels: European Commission. Available from [Accessed 10 October 2014].