Website: The Design Research Society
The aims of DRS include:
- recognising design as a creative act common to many disciplines
- understanding research and its relationship with education and practice
- advancing the theory and practice of design
Website: National Research Foundation
The objective of the National Research Foundation (NRF) is to support and promote research through funding, human resource development and the provision of the necessary research facilities, in order to facilitate the creation of knowledge, innovation and development in all fields of the natural and social sciences, humanities and technology.
The International Council of Societies of Industrial Design is a global not-for-profit organisation that promotes better design around the world.
International Council of Graphic Design Associations is the world body for professional graphic design and visual communication..
Website:German Design Council
The German Design Council was founded as an initiative of the German Federal Parliament in 1953 to meet the growing need of the business world for information about design. Today, the German Design Council is one of the world's leading competence centres for communication and know-how transfer in the design field
An interesting site filled with useful material and a host of articles on different aspects of design research.