Search for dissertations about: "Swedish design"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1346 swedish dissertations containing the words Swedish design.

  1. 1. Transitional design histories

    Author : Maria Göransdotter; Johan Redström; Kjetil Fallan; Molly Wright Steenson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; design; design research; design theory; design history; history of design; industrial design; participatory design; co-design; user-centered design; Scandinavian design; Swedish design; history of ideas; design; designforskning; designteori; designhistoria; industridesign; deltagande design; samskapande; användarcentrerad design; skandinavisk design; svensk design; folkhemmet; idéhistoria; design; design; industrial design; industridesign; idé- och lärdomshistoria; History Of Sciences and Ideas; History; historia;

    Abstract : Design practices are to a large degree conceptually and methodologically based in ways of designing rooted in the 20th century. Some of the challenges that arise in contemporary design stem from an unawareness of design’s historicity, and the discrepancies between what design methods and concepts once were made to handle, and what we presently try to apply them to. READ MORE

  2. 2. Existential design : the "dark side" of design thinking

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

    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

  3. 3. Existential design : revisiting the "dark side" of design thinking

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

    Abstract : This thesis aims to discuss ways of opening up the design brief when designing for extreme environments such as intensive care units and remand prisons. Focusing on “designials” (fundamental forms of design being), the methodology intends to illustrate the fact that objects may directly impinge upon certain “existentials” (fundamental forms of human being). READ MORE

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

    Author : Henrik Svarrer Larsen; Certec - Rehabiliteringsteknik och Design; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; 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 : This dissertation contributes to three fields within design research: - Explorations of a design space related to aesthetics of Tangible Interaction, which have led to a set of design imaginations as well as perspectives on salient design qualities. - Views on and a designerly example of knowledge construction related to Research through Design as well as to programmatic approaches to design research. READ MORE

  5. 5. Inside the Ideal Home : The Changing Values of Apartment Living and the Promotion of Consumption in Sweden, 1950-1970

    Author : Maria Perers; Amy F. Ogata; Pat Kirkham; Helena Mattsson; Material Culture Design History Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; advice literature; building code; consumer education; domesticity; ikea; interior design; home economics; Swedish design; konsumtion; konsumentupplysning; bostadsplanering; byggnormer; hemmet; heminredning; folkhemmet; designhistoria; kök; ikea; kooperativa förbundet; Design; Design; Materiella kulturer; Materiella kulturer; Humaniora; Humaniora; Design; Design;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the image of the ideal home in Sweden, an idea closely bound to the spatial dynamics of building norms and the outfitting of the domestic household, from the 1950s through the 1960s. By examining official, commercial, and consumer-cooperative ideals of housing and home, I attempt to understand and analyze correlations between various visions of the ideal apartment home and the social, political, economic, and cultural contexts in which they were conceived during the heyday of the Swedish welfare state. READ MORE