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Hao, C. (author), van Boeijen, A.G.C. (author), Stappers, P.J. (author)
Designing successful products and services that people like, requires an understanding of the context and the aspirations of those people. Over the past decade, a range of methods has been developed to help designers gain such empathy. These have worked well when designer and target user share a cultural context. However, designers often find it...
conference paper 2017
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Hao, C. (author), van Boeijen, A.G.C. (author), Sonneveld, M.H. (author), Stappers, P.J. (author)
The value of understanding user needs has been recognized by industry, and user research methods have become an accepted part of industrial design practice. These techniques were originally developed and tested for Western markets, with participants from Western cultures. More recently, companies developing goods and services for the Chinese...
journal article 2017
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Van Boeijen, A.G.C. (author)
This thesis concerns specifically the discipline of product design, and the main question is how can designers be supported in understanding the culture of their intended users. The reason for this study is that designers are experiencing difficulties and uncertainties with regard to their intended users, as these users live in cultures with...
doctoral thesis 2015
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Ibragimova, E. (author), van Boeijen, A.G.C. (author)
This paper reviews the methods and practices that reflect subconscious behaviours of people in daily lives. Cases, studied for this paper, show how practices of people living in poor settings, who are members of the base of the economic pyramid, contribute to designers, belonging to the top of the economic pyramid, in designing better products...
conference paper 2014
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van Boeijen, A.G.C. (author)
Does the Circuit of Culture help design students to do a cultural study that is meaningful for their design project? Indeed, it provides a good view on the phenomenon culture, its complexity and how contemporary cultures can be studied, providing an overview and structure of the processes that influence cultural change. However, there are...
conference paper 2014
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Rek, M.B. (author), Romero Herrera, N.A. (author), van Boeijen, A.G.C. (author)
conference paper 2013
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Van Boeijen, A.G.C. (author)
This paper answers the question, how the dimensions that have been developed by anthropologists to typify cultures, can support designers in user-centred design processes. An analysis and evaluation of the use of cultural dimensions in design projects was performed. Although many of the dimensions found in the literature appear relevant for...
conference paper 2013
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Van Boeijen, A.G.C. (author), Stappers, P.J. (author)
This paper presents the results of a qualitative study about how design students cope with culture in the i-do (international design opportunity) series of international design workshops in Hong Kong. We wanted to learn three things. (1) To what extent do the design students from different nations share common cultural values? (2) what...
conference paper 2012
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Arik, D. (author), Van Boeijen, A.G.C. (author), Kandachar, P.V. (author)
Health behaviour change is a key issue in India and especially for reducing diabetes related risks. But the issue is confined neither to diabetes nor to India. After the proliferation of personal digital devices and widespread internet access, persuasion for behaviour change has taken new forms. In this paper we propose 8 design guidelines for...
conference paper 2009
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Willemsen, H. (author), Conneman, H.N.L (author), Goossens, R.H.M. (author), Van Boeijen, A.G.C. (author)
The invention relates to an incubator comprising a support and, mounted on the support, a patient-receiving unit provided with a cover, the cover being provided with means such as access openings for treating a patient, and wherein the patient-receiving unit is coupled with a heating element and/or a humidifying element via a conduit or conduits...
patent 2007
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