Search for dissertations about: "critical design"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1014 swedish dissertations containing the words critical design.

  1. 1. The science of imagining solutions : design becoming conscious of itself through design

    Author : Søren Rosenbak; Johan Redström; Carl DiSalvo; Andrew Morrisson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; design; pataphysics; possibility; imaginaries; imagination; the artificial; critical practice; critical design; speculative design; design fiction; participatory design; smart cities; lies; metadata; surveillance; failures; research through design; constructive design research; practice-based design research; programmatic research; epiphenomenology; quantum poetics; design; design; industridesign; industrial design;

    Abstract : This dissertation addresses a paradox in design: we currently live in a day and age that is fundamentally conditioned by artifice on all scales, and principled by a deep sense of contingency and possibility. In this world, anything could always be something else. READ MORE

  2. 2. Design Space Exploration : co-operative creation of proposals for desired interactions with future artefacts

    Author : Bo Westerlund; Yngve Sundblad; Peter Ullmark; Elizabeth B.-N. Sanders; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Design process; co-operative design; participatory design; prototype; video prototype; attention; industrial design; design space; prop; Design; Design;

    Abstract : This thesis critically reflects on co-operative design workshops that I have conducted. The basic method used in these workshops draws on the participants’ embodied knowing. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Platform Design : Creating Meaningful Toolboxes When People Meet

    Author : David Joaquin Cuartielles Ruiz; Teemu Leinonen; Malmö universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; NATURVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Platform Design; Interaction Design;

    Abstract : Platform Design is a study of different viewpoints on the creation of digital systems, and how they converge in platforms designed, built, and managed by communities. As sociotechnical constructs in which features emerge through the interaction of different stakeholders, platforms are understood as both means and outcomes—the ‘things’ or boundary objects in a design process—generating the spaces where communities of practice can form. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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