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Framing an eclectic practice; Historical models and narratives of product design as professional work
(Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2011:276, Doctoral thesis, 2011)
Human and ecological problem solving through radical design thinking: Analyses and development of design theory and design framework based on long-term human needs and ecological sustainable principles
(Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2004:162, Doctoral thesis, 2004)
Design Activities in the NorwegianSeafood Industry: A theoretical approach to understanding cooperation and communication
(Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2009:102, Doctoral thesis, 2009)
The thesis discusses design activities in the Norwegian seafood processing industry, with focus on cooperation between packaging suppliers and designers. There is a twofold objective: to increase understanding of how ...
Designing for High-Speed Ships
(Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2007:115, Doctoral thesis, 2007)
Fast patrol boats are high-speed vessels operated by the Royal Norwegian Navy (RNoN). These ships are 36,5 meters long, have a beam of 6,2 meters and operate at high speed (32 knots – 16,5 meters per second) in very ...
Informing Design for Sustainable Behaviour
(Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2014:125, Doctoral thesis, 2014)
Clothing consumption: An interdisciplinary approach to design for environmental improvement
(Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2014:248, Doctoral thesis, 2014)
Clothing production and consumption have significant negative environmental impacts. This thesis explores whether an interdisciplinary method triangulation that combines studies of material and behavioural aspects ...
Changing Practices: The Role of Design in Supporting the Sustainability of Everyday Life
(Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2013:130, Doctoral thesis, 2013)
The interaction between humans, things and physical environments contributes to the environmental impact of ordinary everyday life activities. Resources are consumed and consumables used as people try to stay comfortable, ...
Exploring Design for Country-specific Customisation
(Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2013:133, Doctoral thesis, 2013)
Characteristics of each country such as culture, socio-economic and laws can shape the way that users in that country interact with products such as mobile phones. Some of these countryspecific differences may be the source ...
Variations of Shape in Industrial Geometric Models
(Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2004:106, Doctoral thesis, 2004)
This thesis presents an approach to free-form surface manipulations, which conceptually improves an existing CAD system that constructs surfaces by smoothly interpolating a network of intersecting curves. There are no ...
Human-Centered Design Considerations in Healthcare Contexts: Young Children as Users of Medical Products
(Doctoral thesis at NTNU;2014:242, Doctoral thesis, 2014)
Human-centered design represents an overall perspective wherein people are at the core. However, a general challenge lies in applying human-centered principles to groups of people and situations that are somehow distant ...