Search for dissertations about: "design"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10177 swedish dissertations containing the word design.

  1. 1. Transitional design histories

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Maria Göransdotter; Johan Redström; Kjetil Fallan; Molly Wright Steenson; [2020]
    Keywords : 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. The science of imagining solutions design becoming conscious of itself through design

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University, Umeå Institute of Design

    Author : Søren Rosenbak; Johan Redström; Carl DiSalvo; Andrew Morrisson; [2018]
    Keywords : 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

  3. 3. Design as sociomaterial navigation a performative framework for action-oriented design

    University dissertation from Syddansk Universitet

    Author : Brendon Clark; Jacob Buur; Pelle Ehn; Thomas Binder; Ilpo Koskinen; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; design anthropology; design methods; participatory design; design; design;

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  4. 4. Researching IoT through Design An Inquiry into Being-At-Home

    University dissertation from Syddansk Universitet

    Author : Reddy Anuradha; Maria Hellström; Per Linde; Jonas Löwgren; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Interaction Design; Internet of Things; Participation; Design Ethics; Home; Interaktionsdesign; Interaktionsdesign;

    Abstract : Researching IoT through Design is a proposal for reworking how one might approach ubiquitous networked objects, or IoT, that no longer have stable and predictable uses – and to be-at-home with them in everyday life. This inquiry into being-at-home entails a shift from the idea of the home as a fixed, four-walled space for everyday routine separate from the outside world. READ MORE

  5. 5. Opening Up Design Engaging the Layperson in the Design of Everyday Products

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Guido Hermans; Erik Stolterman; Ron Wakkary; [2015]
    Keywords : 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