Search for dissertations about: "design of experiments"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 921 swedish dissertations containing the words design of experiments.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Thinking beyond the Cure a constructive design research investigation into the patient experience of radiotherapy

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Tara Mullaney; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; constructive design research; patient experience of radiotherapy; actor networks; design experiments; composite methodology; mixed-methods; prototyping; design research; research through design;

    Abstract : This constructive design research dissertation aims to understand how design can be used as part of a composite research approach to generate knowledge about how complex phenomena are composed through their interactions and relationships with various actors, both human and non-human. It has done this by investigating a single phenomenon, the patient experience of radiotherapy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Participatory inquiry Collaborative Design

    University dissertation from Ronneby : Blekinge Institute of Technology

    Author : Martin Johansson; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola.; Malmö University.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Design informed by ethnography; Work practice based design; Participatory inquiry; Collaborative design; Design games; Interaction Design; Human Computer Interaction; Participatory Design;

    Abstract : This dissertation focuses on design sessions in which users and stakeholders participate. It demonstrates how material from field studies can be used in exploratory design sessions. The emphasis is on the staging and realization of experiments with ‘possible futures’. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Myth of the Silhouette : On form thinking in knitwear design

    University dissertation from Borås : Högskolan i Borås

    Author : Karin Landahl; Högskolan i Borås.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; knitwear design; form thinking; silhouette; practice-based design research; Textiles and Fashion Design ; Textil och mode konstnärlig ;

    Abstract : This thesis presents and discusses the results of foundational experimental designresearch in the field of fashion design methodology, with a particular focus onknitwear. The research explored and broadened the foundations of form-thinkingin the design process for knitwear and knitting, with the objective of developingalternative form-concepts and working methods relevant to practitioners andstudents active in the field. READ MORE