Search for dissertations about: "Design things"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 169 swedish dissertations containing the words Design things.

  1. 1. Aesthetics of being together

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Stoffel Kuenen; Umeå universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; design; interaction design; design theory; aesthetics; aesthetics of being together; aesthetics of interaction; design practices; design research practice; research through design; practice based research; constructive design research; social media; technological mediation; social platforms; digital interactions; social interaction; group interaction; social dynamics; perceptual crossing; intersubjectivity; Aesthetics; estetik; design; design;

    Abstract : Design deals with matters of aesthetics. Historically, aesthetics in industrial design refers to the designed artifact: aesthetics of objects. When designed artifacts include digital technologies, aesthetics in design refers to what happens between people and artifacts as well: aesthetics of interaction. READ MORE

  2. 2. Designing tools for conviviality A design led exploration of Participatory Activity Mapping

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Fredrik Sandberg; KTH.; KTH.; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Convivial tool; design tools; service design; participatory design; space in between; heterogeneous; participatory activity mapping; absent; othering; 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. Existential design the "dark side" of design thinking

    University dissertation from University of Borås

    Author : Anne Britt Torkildsby; Högskolan i Borås.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Textil och mode generell ; Textiles and Fashion General ;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to discuss ways to open up the brief in designing for extreme environments, such as intensive care units and remand prison. Focusing on „designials‟ (fundamental forms of design being), the methodology intends to illustrate that things; objects may directly impinge on certain „existentials‟ (fundamental forms of human being). READ MORE

  4. 4. Beyond the Product – Enabling design services in small and medium sized enterprises

    University dissertation from University of Borås

    Author : Magnus Eneberg; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Service dominant logic; Small and medium sized enterprises; Activity theory; Organizational change; Organizational learning; Design management;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Många industridesignkonsultföretag har som ambition att anta en strategisk roll i sina kundföretag. Design ses i detta sammanhang som ett viktigt konkurrensmedel med en kreativ process som stödjer en innovationsdriven verksamhet. READ MORE

  5. 5. Turning waste into resources: Rethinking the way we discard things

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Maria Isabel Ordonez; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Solid waste; resource recovery; material loops; waste sorting; user centred design; design with waste; waste collection systems;

    Abstract : Waste is one of the biggest challenges faced by our society. If not handled correctly, waste pollutes our natural environment with devastating results. However, it seems almost unavoidable that our society generates waste. READ MORE