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Klitsie, J.B. (author), Price, R.A. (author), de Lille, C.S.H. (author)
In order to become more innovative, corporations are increasingly turning to design-driven innovation capabilities. These capabilities are dynamic: they influence the way companies run their business and how companies create, capture and deliver value. Building design capabilities has proven difficult, given the tacit nature of design practice...
conference paper 2018
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de Jong, Eduard (author)
Introduction: The context of mobility is changing rapidly and new mobility solutions are gaining momentum. Ford is expanding towards an auto and a mobility company and experiments with offering mobility solutions. These experiments should help Ford in discovering emerging opportunities. Traditional product development is not suitable for...
master thesis 2017
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Boute, S.E.Z. (author)
With the growing amount of passengers, airlines and airports in the aviation industry nowadays, airports are constantly trying to differentiate themselves in the market. To accomplish this differentiation, there is an increasing focus on the passenger experience. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AAS) currently experiences capacity problems that...
master thesis 2016
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Shahbazi, K. (author)
This thesis explores a human-centered approach to innovating towards the circular economy, using the design concept of product-service-economic systems (PSES)
master thesis 2015
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De Lille, C.S.H. (author)
An increasing number of Small to Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) starts to realize the opportunities offered by User-centred Design (UCD). The issue is that our understanding of UCD either comes from large companies or is developed in an academic setting, without taking SMEs into account. This research project demonstrates that in order to make...
doctoral thesis 2014
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Studer, B. (author)
This master thesis is the result of a graduation project for the MSc program of Strategic Product Design with the faculty of Industrial Design Engineering from Delft University of Technology, executed for Spyker Cars. The brands rich heritage has been passed over, with the acquisition of the brand name, to the new founded Spyker company and its...
master thesis 2013
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Van Bruinessen, T.M. (author), Smulders, F.E.H.M. (author), Hopman, J.J. (author)
The research this paper reports on aims to develop a design and engineering strategy for complex ships in between incremental and radical innovation. The majority of European ship-design industry concentrates on the development of complex, one-off ‘specials’ for the offshore industry, like dredgers, drill ships, pipelaying ships, et cetera. This...
conference paper 2013
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Meekes, M.R. (author)
Participation of customers in innovation supports the creation of business value. Especially if the customers and other stakeholder take part in the fuzzy front end of innovation. But how can a set-up of the project, the project scenario, best support the interaction. The result of this graduation project is the project approach for the...
master thesis 2013
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Nieuwenhuis, L. (author)
The design process of this graduation project is inspired on the “Model of the Product Innovation Process” (Buijs and Valkenburg, 2005). The five-stage product innovation model consists of product use, strategy formulation, design brief formulation, product development and product launch. This project covers the first four stages of the...
master thesis 2012
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Alkaya, M.Ö. (author)
Albert Heijn is the largest chain of supermarkets in the Netherlands. Since a few years they also have a non-food department that focuses on offering non-food products to the customer, next to their large assortment of food products. The assignment is to help this department to design more surprising and innovative non-food products. While ...
master thesis 2012
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Wever, R. (author), Vogtländer, J. (author)
The classical sustainability perspective on packaging is to reduce the environmental impact or eco burden of the packaging, using life cycle assessment to evaluate different design alternatives. Simultaneously, the classical marketing perspective on packaging is to generate value through differentiation, for instance, by providing additional...
journal article 2012
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Raisbeck, P. (author)
What are the organisational paradoxes that beset the design process in architectural firms? As innovative knowledge workers and system integrators architects are often called upon to produce innovative and custom designed buildings. Architects can be characterized as knowledge intensive professionals who help to lead innovation. However, most of...
conference paper 2011
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Lindley, J. (author)
This paper shares the experiences of delivering dedicated curriculum in sustainable design (BA & MA Programmes at the University for the Creative Arts) and integrating sustainability into already congested Product Design Programmes (BA & BSc Programmes at the University of Hertfordshire). With the former sustainability is the key driver for...
conference paper 2010
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Steen, M.G.D. (author)
In human-centred design (HCD), researchers and designers develop products in cooperation with the potential users of these products. They attempt to give users a voice or a role in their projects, with the intention of developing products that match users' needs and preferences. This approach is especially interesting in the information and...
doctoral thesis 2008
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Carbon, C.C. (author), Michael, L. (author), Leder, H. (author)
Consumer product design needs design evaluation for obtaining information about consumers’ preferences and liking to optimize market success. Such evaluations are usually conducted in simple single-shot studies where consumers only once have to evaluate, for instance, the attractiveness of a design. However, innovative designs often break common...
journal article 2008
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