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D'Olivo, P. (author)
Childhood cancer is a disruptive life event that creates high levels of stress and anxiety in families. It turns everyday routines up-side-down, and can block the child’s psychosocial development when families have difficulties to emotionally cope with this potentially traumatic event. D’Olivo developed three interactive objects aimed at...
doctoral thesis 2021
D'Olivo, P. (author), Rozendaal, M.C. (author), Giaccardi, Elisa (author)
This contribution illustrates the Research through Design process of Mr.V the Spaceman, a tactful object meant to support families of children with cancer maintain a healthy domestic life during stressful times. By recounting insights from the field and unfolding changes to the original artifact over a period of two years, the paper...
conference paper 2020
D'Olivo, P. (author), van Bindsbergen, Kelly L.A. (author), Huisman, J. (author), Grootenhuis, Martha A. (author), Rozendaal, M.C. (author)
In the field of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), there is an increasing interest in designing for well-being. With this contribution, we introduce Tactful Objects as a design perspective on interactive artifacts that empower people in sensitive settings. We explore the concept of tactfulness by designing two interactive artifacts addressing...
journal article 2020