To bridge the gap between design practice and academic design research, no off the shelf methods exist for practitioners to contribute to the body of literature. Practitioners face epistemological challenges that disable generalizing their expertise. Dewey’s pragmatism recasts these challenges empowers practitioners to conduct design research trough experimentation and reflection on outcomes. A methodology, based on Dewey's inquiry, is presented and tested, demonstrating it offers rigor for practitioners to contribute to the academic debate. At the same time the method somewhat lacked the volatility practice demands, requiring adaptation.