Field Notes

A compendium for design knowledge in theory and in practice
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About Field Notes

Jacob has compiled notes from on the job experiences, college courses, mentoring sessions, workshops and from across the web.

Article Index

Topical Structure Explained

Knowledge is organized into a series of articles which encapsulate and reference each other in the following way:
Primer
is an overview of a broad topic and explains how foundations, and methodologies work together.
Foundation
is a basic aspect of a specific topic that is essential to comprehending the design practice.

Source Material & Credit

Field Notes references, quotes, or paraphrases other material such as books and lecturers. Refer to the Works Cited at the end of each article for sources. Article content is curated, written, and produced by Jacob McAdam.