Search for dissertations about: "furniture design"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 swedish dissertations containing the words furniture design.

  1. 1. Design-led organisations : A multiple-case study of the interplay between design and marketing

    Author : Ingela Lindahl; Fredrik Nordin; Staffan Brege; Lisbeth Svengren Holm; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Design; marketing; design-led;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this thesis is to contribute to the knowledge base concerning the interplay between design and marketing. Based on the findings from the empirical studies, the aim of this thesis is to describe and analyze how marketing and design interplay in companies and the main reasons for such interplay. READ MORE

  2. 2. FEM and Scientific Visualisation as Tools in Furniture Design

    Author : Pierre Olsson; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : design process; Structural mechanics; Finite Element Method; case study; furniture; conceptual design; scientific visualisation;

    Abstract : In the design process, knowledge of structural mechanics is often reduced to its use in determining whether the object that has been designed is sufficiently strong. Strength testing indicates this directly on a yes or no basis, whereas computations are able to quantify the degree of strength. READ MORE

  3. 3. Furniture for Later Life: Design Based on Older People’s Experiences of Furniture in Three Housing Forms

    Author : Oskar Jonsson; Industridesign; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Furniture design; Product experiences; Human-furniture relationships; User-centered design; Aging population;

    Abstract : This thesis in industrial design concerns the challenges and possibilities in meeting demographic shifts and the presumed expectations of today’s and tomorrow’s older generations. The background is the lack of furniture that responds to the demands of older consumers and the lack of knowledge about relationships between people and furniture in their home environments and in various forms of elderly care environments. READ MORE

  4. 4. Vackrare vardagsvara – design för alla? : Gregor Paulsson och Svenska Slöjdföreningen 1915–1925

    Author : Gunnela Ivanov; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History; arts and crafts; art and technology; industrial art; arts décoratifs; industrial design; history of design; household wares; architecture and engineering; housing problem; home furniture; romanticism; Deutscher Werkbund; Slöjdföreningen; Svensk Form; Swedish grace; IKEA; social aesthetics; Sozial Ästhetik; functionalism; reformation of museums; exhibitions; fairs; department stores; artefact use; taste; adult education; theological aesthetics; Historia; History subjects; Historieämnen; History; historia;

    Abstract : This thesis is structured in six chapters. Chapter I contains an introduction and includes purpose, theory, method, and concepts. READ MORE

  5. 5. Spatial Design for Circularity - Exploring Spatial Aspects in Housing Design with Focus on the Kitchen

    Author : Anita Ollár; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANITIES; circular economy; adaptability; sociomateriality; housing design; kitchen; spatial design; value proposition; circular design;

    Abstract : The building industry and especially multiresidential buildings are responsible for a large portion of environmental impact, energy use and resource exploitation. Hence, there is a need to shift towards more sustainable design solutions for such buildings, which might be achieved by adopting circular economy strategies. READ MORE