Effective design decisions based on credible research and assessed outcomes
• Evidence-Based Design (EBD) and Evidence-Based Research connect evidence and application, or the applied use of known theories validated by research.
• EBD is applicable across the spectrum of design disciplines for improving service and product touch-points within any environment.
• The primary tenets of EBD are to enter the problem unbiased, employing traditional research methods and factual evidence to influence design decision-making.
• Methods include credible literature reviews and comparative analyses, case studies, and documented post-use evaluations of existing design.
• EBD should also include documented site visits, surveys, interviews, ...