Double Diamond (design process model)

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Double Diamond is the name of a design process model popularized by the British Design Council in 2005,[1] and adapted from the divergence-convergence model proposed in 1996 by Bela Banathy.[2][3] It suggests that the design process should have four phases:

  • Discover
  • Define
  • Develop
  • Deliver


  1. ^ British Design Council. "Eleven lessons. A study of the design process" (PDF). Retrieved 9 November 2016.
  2. ^ Banathy, Bela H. (1996). Designing Social Systems in a Changing World. Springer US. p. XV, 372. ISBN 978-0-306-45251-2.
  3. ^ Möller, Ola (9 January 2015). "The Double Diamond". MethodKit Stories. Retrieved 3 September 2019.