Search for dissertations about: "Design for environment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1411 swedish dissertations containing the words Design for environment.

  1. 1. Opening Up Design : Engaging the Layperson in the Design of Everyday Products

    Author : Guido Hermans; Erik Stolterman; Ron Wakkary; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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. Designing tools for conviviality : A design led exploration of Participatory Activity Mapping

    Author : Fredrik Sandberg; Sara Ilstedt; Bo Westerlund; Stefan Holmlid; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Convivial tool; Design tools; Service design; Participatory design; Space in-between; Heterogeneous; Participatory Activity Mapping; Absent; Othering;

    Abstract : This thesis is a report of research work that contributes to the understanding of so-called convivial tools. It does this by describing how small enterprises use Participatory Activity Mapping as an approach to changing, as well as caring about, people and the things that hold their work situations together. READ MORE

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

    Author : Tara Mullaney; Erik Stolterman; Helena Pettersson; Johan Redström; Jodi Forlizzi; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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. Designing tools forconviviality : A design led exploration of ParticipatoryActivity Mapping

    Author : Fredrik Sandberg; Sara Ilstedt; Bo Westerlund; Stefan Holmlid; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Convivial tool; design tools; service design; participatory design; space in between; heterogeneous; participatory activity mapping; absent; othering;

    Abstract : This thesis is a report of research work that contributes to the understandingof so-called convivial tools. It does this by describing how small enterprisesuse Participatory Activity Mapping as an approach to changing, as well ascaring about, people and the things that hold their work situations together. READ MORE

  5. 5. Industrial design : rapid tooling for small and medium sized enterprises

    Author : Anders Håkansson; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Industrial Design; Industriell design;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis combines three different topics, the small business environment, industrial design and rapid tooling. Smaller companies often suffer from lack of resources in many ways and since most theoretical product development methods are formulated for larger companies, this is a problem. READ MORE