Search for dissertations about: "product design"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1060 swedish dissertations containing the words product design.

  1. 1. Transitional design histories

    Author : Maria Göransdotter; Johan Redström; Kjetil Fallan; Molly Wright Steenson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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. Arrangement Design Studies : the introduction of the digital wall in domestic environments

    Author : Morteza Abdipour; Erik Stolterman; Mikael Wiberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Digital Walls; Large Displays; Ambient Display Environments; Arrangement; Domestic Environments; Design Research; Research Through Design; Design Studies; Design Research Lab; Constructive Design Research; Participatory Design; User-centered Design; industrial design; industridesign;

    Abstract : This research focuses on the emergence of 'digital walls' that can project images onto almost all or even the entirety of interior (and perhaps exterior) walls, and what implications this might have for how we arrange our rooms. It demonstrates the arrangement, i.e. READ MORE

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

    Author : Brendon Clark; Jacob Buur; Pelle Ehn; Thomas Binder; Ilpo Koskinen; University of Southern Denmark Mads ClausenInstitute for Product Innovation; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; design anthropology; design methods; participatory design; design; design;

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  4. 4. Opening Up Design : Engaging the Layperson in the Design of Everyday Products

    Author : Guido Hermans; Erik Stolterman; Ron Wakkary; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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

  5. 5. Aesthetic Flexibility : In Industrial Design Practice

    Author : Torbjörn Andersson; Johan Ölvander; Renee Wever; Toni-Matti Karjalainen; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; industrial design; product development; product modularity; product branding; and dual decision-making.;

    Abstract : Competition among companies that produce complex or large product portfolios has created a need to use modularity strategies not only to flexibly manage technical complexity in a cost-effective manner but also to produce visually appealing products. This research aims to understand how the visual appearance of products is affected by modular product development strategies and creates coherent product brands. READ MORE