Search for dissertations about: "product design"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 928 swedish dissertations containing the words product design.

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Guido Hermans; Umeå universitet.; [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

  2. 2. Meaning in the Making: Introducing a Hermeneutic Perspective on the Contribution of Design Practice to Innovation

    University dissertation from Göteborg : ArtMonitor

    Author : Marcus Jahnke; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; design; innovation; design management; hermeneutics; meaning- making; design thinking; design practice;

    Abstract : In recent years interest has grown in how design can contribute to innovation in business and society, such as through the management concept of design thinking. However, up-close studies on design’s contribution to innovation are still scarce. READ MORE

  3. 3. Designing tools for conviviality A design led exploration of Participatory Activity Mapping

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Fredrik Sandberg; KTH.; KTH.; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Convivial tool; design tools; service design; participatory design; space in between; heterogeneous; participatory activity mapping; absent; othering; Design tools; Service design; Participatory design; Space in-between; Heterogeneous; Participatory Activity Mapping; Absent; Othering;

    Abstract : This thesis is a report of research work that contributes to the understanding of so-called convivial tools. It does this by describing how small enterprises use Participatory Activity Mapping as an approach to changing, as well as caring about, people and the things that hold their work situations together. READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards automated conceptual design space exploration

    University dissertation from ; Chalmers tekniska högskola; Gothenburg

    Author : Jakob Müller; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Engineering Design; Model Abstraction; Function Modelling; Knowledge Based Engineering; Model Based Design; Function-Means Modelling; Geometry Modelling; Design Space Exploration; Product Development; Systems Engineering; Design Automation; Aerospace;

    Abstract : In mature and safety-concerned industries, such as the aerospace industry, product development is often incremental and design solutions are limited to improvements of an existing design. Radical changes to the known product architecture are avoided, for reasons of reliability, lack of technology or lack of design space exploration (DSE) methods. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Mediating Role of Product Representations; A Study with Three-Dimensional Textiles in Early Phases of Innovation

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Siw Eriksson; Högskolan i Borås.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Textil och mode generell ; Textiles and Fashion General ; Co-Design; 3D-Textiles; Product representations; Design Human Factors; Textile Management; product representations; co-design; 3D textiles;

    Abstract : Smart textiles are understood as textiles, where new functions are integrated to form a textile system that can react and interact with the environment. These new textile systems place completely new demands on the actors in the development process. READ MORE