The JxD process


  At the University of Queensland we’ve been teaching interaction design to journalism students for some time and noticed that many struggled with the uncertainty that surrounds designing. Design is about imagining possibilities and, unlike writing a news story, you often don’t know where the process will lead. The idea of Journalism Design (JxD) has roots in interaction design (IxD), a...

Using design workbooks


Design workbooks or journals are valuable tools in generating ideas and documenting design work. They are useful throughout the Journalism Design process but particularly in the early stages of Discover and Imagine.

Research for design


The contextual phase of our research aimed to understand how the 2016 cohort of Journalism Design students imagined the future of journalism. We were interested in how they used design methods and how and when they considered journalistic values. This is what we found out.

The JxD Project is about redesigning journalism for the future. The Journalism Design process is a way of doing that. On this website you’ll find the process and instructions on how to use it. You’ll also find out how we designed it and why. The project is supported by the university’s Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation