Research by design is doing generative research in an designing manner. By using design methods like Design Thinking, by iterating the first results and using them again at the next step in the process, the research is formed and the design directions become clear. Co-creation with users and stakeholders is essential in this process
For AbFabFlashes, qualitative research methods like cultural probes, participant observation, facebook polls, prototyping and interviews were used, among others.
Painting by Tessie Vilé in the context of the diary experiment
Image analysis cultural probes