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Cross, Nigel (2019). Editorial: Design as a discipline. Design Studies, 65 pp. 1–5. restricted access item, not available for direct download


Cross, Nigel (2018). Expertise in Professional Design. In: Ericsson, K. Anders; Hoffman, Robert R.; Kozbelt, Aaron and Williams, A. Mark eds. Cambridge Handbook of Expertise and Expert Performance (2nd ed). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 372–388. file

Cross, Nigel (2018). A brief history of the Design Thinking Research Symposium series. Design Studies, 57 pp. 160–164. file

Cross, Nigel (2018). Developing design as a discipline. Journal of Engineering Design, 29(12) pp. 691–708. file


Cross, Nigel (2011). Design Thinking: Understanding How Designers Think and Work. Oxford: Berg Publishers.


Cross, Nigel (2010). Understanding design thinking. In: Guerrini, Luca ed. Notes on Doctoral Research in Design: Contributions from the Politecnico di Milano. Serie di architettura e design. Strumenti. Milan: FrancoAngeli, pp. 19–38.


Cross, Nigel (2008). Engineering Design Methods: Strategies for Product Design (4th ed.). Chichester: John Wiley & Sons.


Cross, Nigel (2007). Designerly Ways of Knowing. Board of International Research in Design. Basel: Birkhauser.

Cross, Nigel (2007). From a design science to a design discipline: understanding designerly ways of knowing and thinking. In: Michel, Ralf ed. Design Research Now: Essays and Selected Projects. Basel: Birkhauser, pp. 41–54.

Lloyd, Peter; McDonnell, Janet and Cross, Nigel (2007). Analysing design behaviour: The design thinking research symposia series. In: Proceedings of 2nd International Association of Design Research Societies (IASDR) Conference, 12-15 Nov 2007, Hong Kong.


Kruger, Corinne and Cross, Nigel (2006). Solution driven versus problem driven design: strategies and outcomes. Design Studies, 27(5) pp. 527–548. file


Cross, Nigel (2004). Expertise in design: an overview. Design Studies, 25(5) pp. 427–441. file


Cross, Nigel (2002). The nature and nurture of design ability. In: Owen-Jackson, Gwyneth ed. Design and Technology in Secondary Schools. Routledge.

Cross, Nigel (2002). Creative cognition in design: processes of exceptional designers. In: Hewett, Tom and Kavanagh, Terence eds. Creativity and cognition. New York, USA: ACM Press, pp. 14–19.


Dorst, Kees and Cross, Nigel (2001). Creativity in the design process: co-evolution of problem–solution. Design Studies, 22(5) pp. 425–437. file

Cross, Nigel (2001). Design cognition: results from protocol and other empirical studies of design activity. In: Eastman, C.; Newstatter, W. and McCracken, M. eds. Design knowing and learning: cognition in design education. Oxford, UK: Elsevier, pp. 79–103. file

Cross, Nigel (2001). Can a machine design? Design Issues, 17(4) pp. 44–50. file

Cross, Nigel (2001). Designerly ways of knowing: design discipline versus design science. Design Issues, 17(3) pp. 49–55. file

Cross, Nigel (2001). Achieving pleasure from purpose: the methods of Kenneth Grange, product designer. Design Journal, 4(1) pp. 48–58.


Eckert, Claudia M.; Cross, Nigel and Johnson, Jeffrey H. (2000). Intelligent support for communication in design teams: garment shape specifications in the knitwear industry. Design Studies, 21(1) pp. 99–112.


Cross, Nigel (1999). Design Research: a disciplined conversation. Design Issues, 15(2) pp. 5–10.

Cross, Nigel (1999). Natural intelligence in design. Design Studies, 20(1) pp. 25–39. file


Cross, Nigel (1997). Creativity in design: analyzing and modeling the creative leap. Leonardo, 30(4) pp. 311–317.

Cross, Nigel (1997). Descriptive models of creative design: application to an example. Design Studies, 18(4) pp. 427–440. file


Cross, Nigel and Clayburn Cross, Anita (1996). Winning by design: the methods of Gordon Murray, racing car designer. Design Studies, 17(1) pp. 91–107.


Cross, Nigel (1990). The nature and nurture of design ability. Design Studies, 11(3) pp. 127–140. file


Cross, Nigel (1982). Designerly ways of knowing. Design Studies, 3(4) pp. 221–227. file

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