Search for dissertations about: "Ron Wakkary"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Ron Wakkary.

  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 Energy-Sensitive Interactions : Conceptualising Energy from the Perspective of Electric Cars

    Author : Anders Lundström; Jan Gulliksen; Kristina Höök; Cristi Bogdan; Ron Wakkary; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Interaction design; Electric vehicles; Range anxiety; Energy management; Battery management; Intergy; Exergy; Anergy; Energy-Sensitive Interactions; Energy dynamics; Energy compromises; Empowerment; Resourceful interaction; Människa-datorinteraktion; Human-computer Interaction;

    Abstract : As technology is increasingly used in mobile settings, energy and battery management is becoming a part of everyday life. Many have experienced how quickly a battery can be depleted in a smartphone, laptop or electric cars, sometimes causing much distress. READ MORE

  3. 3. Making Preciousness : Interaction Design Through Studio Crafts

    Author : Vasiliki Tsaknaki; Ylva Fernaeus; Ron Wakkary; KTH; []
    Keywords : Interaction design; materials; making preciousness; studio crafts; resourceful composition; material sensuality; mattering artefacts; impermanence; incompleteness; imperfection; Människa-datorinteraktion; Human-computer Interaction;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores value-creation in interaction design through practical collaborations with studio craftspersons. A focus is on the meaning of “preciousness” from a design perspective – what I refer to as Making Preciousness –  which highlights aspects of material properties, design processes, and the attitude to the design space. READ MORE