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Designing for Cultures: An Approach for Product Design Using Components of Regional Culture
Although much of humanity is tied together by certain fundamental principles and the sharing of common physical and mental faculties, individuals are inherently different and have different aesthetic preferences. However, ...
Guidelines for the development of products from post-consumer glass
A design process for creating products using post-consumer glass
Culturalistic Design: Design Approach to Create Products for Specific Cultural and Subcultural Groups
Designers have a unique process for solving problems commonly referred to as design thinking. Design thinking, especially on a cultural level can be used to tackle a wide range of creative and business issues. Design ...
The Research and Design of Spinal Orthosis to Create a Back Brace for Post Operative Patients
There are 11,000 new injuries that affect the back each year. The injuries sustained are often serious and require surgical treatment. The treatment, along with the rehabilitation process, can often be physically and ...
An Approach to Design a Stimulating Restaurant Environment And Experience that Informs and Inspires Its Patrons about Nature, the Environment, and Sustainability
In today’s society, there is a lack of environmental knowledge and a lack of environmental stewardship. Studies conducted by the National Environmental Education & Training Foundation (NEETF) have proven that these two ...
A Scalable Approach For Deciphering Core Rationales as the Foundation of New Product Devleopment
Strategic plans are usually based on traditional statistical research and market segmentations like age, gender, zip code. Those segmentations do not reflect what people think about when they make decisions to buy a product ...
A Designers Perspective on Decreasing Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries through the Informed Design of an Interactive Training Device
Young adults frequently engage in various physically demanding sports without the training or supervision of a trained professional. This lack of training or supervision frequently leads athletes to practice and play with ...
An Approach to Improve Children’s Hospital Facilities by Incorporating a Play System with Stimuli that Allows for Imaginative Play to Aid in Children’s Development
Hospitalization can be traumatic for both children and their families. Children require play in children’s hospitals because it is beneficial for their development and crucial for their healing process. Incorporating play ...
TourBot: A Research and Product Design Study Applying Human Robot Interaction and Universal Design Principles to the Development of a Tour Guide Robot
Robots have intrigued the imagination of society since their introduction in 1921 by Czechoslovakian writer Karel Capek in his play, Rossum’s Universal Robots. Since that time, advances in the field of robotics have increased ...
An Approach to Design a User-Friendly Set of Guidelines for Homeowners to Achieve Maximum Energy Efficiency in Existing Home Structures
Currently in America, there is a flood of information on how to “green” homes for energy efficiency. Despite this, there is no simple approach for homeowners to “go green”. As a result, homeowners are less likely to take ...