Search for dissertations about: "Design"

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  1. 1. Design Space Exploration co-operative creation of proposals for desired interactions with future artefacts

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Bo Westerlund; KTH.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Design; Design; Design process; co-operative design; participatory design; prototype; video prototype; attention; industrial design; design space; prop;

    Abstract : This thesis critically reflects on co-operative design workshops that I have conducted. The basic method used in these workshops draws on the participants’ embodied knowing. READ MORE

  2. 2. Tangible participation - Engaging designs and design engagements in pedagogical praxes

    University dissertation from Lund University (Media-Tryck)

    Author : Henrik Svarrer Larsen; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Aesthetics; annotated portfolios; Certec; corporeality; critical design; criticality; design; design artefacts; design hermeneutics; design qualities; design research; designerly; disability; embodiment; experiential qualities; extended materiality; hybrid media; ideation; intellectual disability; interaction design; interactivity; multisensory; multisensory environments; MSE; participation; participatory design; probes; programmatic design research; rehabilitation engineering; research by design; research through design; sensuousness; sketching; Snoezelen; tangible computing; tangibles.;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Denna avhandling söker nya vägar: - Nya vägar för sinnlig design som är både digital och materiell. - Nya vägar för hur designforskning och pedagogisk praxis kan utvecklas tillsammans. - Nya vägar för en forskning som värdesätter designfältets sätt att närma sig och verka i världen. READ MORE

  3. 3. Opening Up Design Engaging the Layperson in the Design of Everyday Products

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Guido Hermans; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; democratisation of design; toolkits; 3D printing; layperson participation; post-phenomenology; research through design; design; design;

    Abstract : This dissertation in industrial design focuses on the gap between the context of design and the context of use. It aims to open up design to the layperson and investigate an active role for the layperson in the design of everyday products. READ MORE

  4. 4. Meaning in the Making: Introducing a Hermeneutic Perspective on the Contribution of Design Practice to Innovation

    University dissertation from Göteborg : ArtMonitor

    Author : Marcus Jahnke; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; design; innovation; design management; hermeneutics; meaning- making; design thinking; design practice;

    Abstract : In recent years interest has grown in how design can contribute to innovation in business and society, such as through the management concept of design thinking. However, up-close studies on design’s contribution to innovation are still scarce. READ MORE

  5. 5. Transtructures prototyping transitional practices for the design of postindustrial infrastructures

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Lorenzo Davoli; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Infrastructures; transition design; postindustrial design; system design; drones; participation; design practices; automation; hacking; logistic; telecommunications; sustainable development; hållbar utveckling; design; design;

    Abstract : This dissertation is about 'transtructures', a term coined to describe new kinds of infrastructures that are more attentive and responsive to the needs of contemporary society, its emerging economies and technological capabilities. The purpose of this inquiry is to begin to explore the character and possibilities of a design practice that could guide responsibly and ethically the transition of existing industrial infrastructures towards these new configurations: what processes it could follow, and what materials it could include. READ MORE