Search for dissertations about: "interior design and art"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words interior design and art.

  1. 1. Effects of Art and Design on Orientation in Healthcare Architecture : A study of wayfinding and wayshowing in a Swedish hospital setting

    Author : Muna Ibrahim; Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; health-care architecture; hospital design; interior design; public art; wayfinding; orientation; affordance; familiarity; wayshowing; heterogeneity; temporality;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the role of interior design elements, especially artwork, in way-searchers’ wayfinding and orientation in hospital environments. The thesis considers the way-searcher’s background and the impact of cultural belonging, occupation, memories, aesthetic preferences, and language, and the influence that such factors might have on the perception of the hospital environment and its guiding elements. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Modalities of Place: On Polarisation and Exclusion in Concepts of Place and in Site-Specific Art

    Author : Gunnar Sandin; Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; interior design; Architecture; Actants; Modalities; Place; Site-Specific Art; Arkitektur; inredningsarkitektur;

    Abstract : In this thesis the notion of place is studied by way of investigating the “non-place” which is excluded or opposed, whenever a place is defined. “Non-place” is used here as a meta-concept, covering various recurring types of opposition to “place,” and it therefore represents a profoundly incoherent spect-rum of realities and concepts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Toward a poetics of fibre art and design : aesthetic and acoustic qualities of hand-tufted materials in interior spatial design

    Author : Kaja Tooming; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Fibre art; acoustics; interior design; hand tufting;

    Abstract : This inquiry explores the aesthetic and acoustic qualities of fibre art and design. The goal is to understand how the manner of hand tufting, the selection of fibre materials, and the creation of two- and three-dimensional forms can work together to solve problems of interior design... READ MORE

  5. 5. Breathtaking Greenhouse Parastructures : a supplement to the Arcades Project from a Caribbean Perspective [and a call for a careful practice of epistemológica]

    Author : Luis Berríos-Negrón; Leif Dahlberg; Håkan Nilsson; Florian Dombois; Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; greenhouse; colonial memory; phenomenotechnologies; global warming; sculpture; installation art; Art; Technology and Design; Konst; teknik och design;

    Abstract : Breathtaking Greenhouse Parastructures is a doctoral work that supplements the unfinished modern opus The Arcades Project [in German Das Passagen-Werk (Mit Bindestrich und Werk mit Capital W) ]. The supplement takes the form of a sculptural, historical, and technological deposition of ‘greenhouse’ that presently oscillates between a past-background and future-foreground to Walter Benjamin's ‘theatrical’ handling of the Parisian arcades. READ MORE