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Slooten, L.Z. (author)
This graduation project aims to find a housing solution for these solitary kept rabbits. This was done by identifying the needs and wants of the solitary kept rabbits and their care takers, which concluded in recommendations for the rabbit hutch. After that, an iterative design project started in which different shapes of hutches were tested, as...
master thesis 2014
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Van Zuthem, H.M. (author)
This report describes the graduation project ‘Design for community well-being’ of Hester van Zuthem, Design for Interaction at Delft University of Technology. The project is executed in collaboration with the Amsterdam urban community ‘Stadsdorp Nieuwmarkt’ (SNDM), Waag Society, and Delft Institute Of Positive Design. ‘Community well-being’ is a...
master thesis 2014
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Duste, T.F. (author)
This graduation project redefines the interior of a Car2Go vehicle by using Design for happiness as explorative research. Design for Happiness is a fairly new term in the design world and is increasingly applied, though there is still no existing methodology. The outcomes of this report will be used as a case study for a scientific paper at the...
master thesis 2014
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Ploum, I.D.J.M. (author)
This project started off with gathering information on gratitude: what it is, how it can be practiced and how it contributes to subjective well-being. Amongst scientific papers, two specifically interesting books can be found: Gratitude works! (Emmons, R. A., 2013) and The How of Happiness: A New Approach to Getting the Life You Want ...
master thesis 2014
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Jimenez, S. (author)
This Masters graduation report presents how design methodology founded on theories of positive psychology can be used to design for happiness in an office setting. Office workers spend a substantial portion of their time in an office environment. This environment should be designed to be safe, efficient and comfortable. According to the World...
master thesis 2013
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Bontenbal, A. (author)
The Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam started a project in 2010 with the aim to increase the wellbeing of ROC-students by stimulating purposeful behavior. Compared to other students their age, ROC-students experience a worse physical and mental health. Theories on well-being suggest pursuing intrinsic authentic goals contributes to mental...
master thesis 2013
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Trevia, F.G. (author)
The work of my thesis represents the last phase of the GRIP project, a Governmental/Philips co-founded project which has been running for one year and a half before the beginning of this final stage in February 2013. The project involves several organizations such as TUDelft, TU/Eindhoven, Design Academy, Philips, Geestelijke Gezondheidszorg...
master thesis 2013
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Kieft, C.R.M. (author)
This thesis describes the process and results of the graduation project “Design for Political Involvement” for the Masters’ course Design for Interaction. The project was executed for the political party D66. The goal of the project was to design a product that will increase the involvement of citizens in the political party D66 by the year 2018...
master thesis 2013
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Wang, Y.T. (author)
As the role of cross-continental air travel becomes increasingly crucial and common, the importance of in-flight comfort and experience also enhances. However, the current aircraft interior is commonly considered as providing an unpleasant and dreadful experience, especially in a long distance flight. Since the travel pattern and perceptions in...
master thesis 2013
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Van Beusekom, J. (author)
When a child is diagnosed with childhood cancer, parents tend to forget about their own well-being and focus totally on their child. In many cases, parents break during the two year treatment and get emotional problems. Mokkop is coffee mug that reminds parents to take a moment for themselves. Five times a day it lights up to trigger parents to...
master thesis 2013
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Leuschner, K. (author)
Noise reduction in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is an important goal as it impacts the health and comfort of the critically ill patients as well as the health and concentration of staff. Research shows that a considerable amount of noise produced in the ICU can be influenced by ICU staff. However, until now there are no interventions that...
master thesis 2013
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Bui, D.Q. (author)
Light has a positive effect on people’s well-being. Most people feel more energetic and refreshed during bright and sunny summer days. When we are exposed to the right type of light, it helps to align our daily rhythm or wake us up more easily. Light can also influence our daily performance. Especially in the working environment, light can be an...
master thesis 2012
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Ruijs, F. (author)
Designing a tool for the childcare workers in the Emma Children's hospital
master thesis 2011
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Giraldo, F. (author)
The Brain, Body and Behavior department of Philips Research have been working on the development of a new technology based on the stimulation of the human brain through the visual sense. This stimulation is made by a light source that presents specific characteristics (frequencies given by flickering conditions) that can influence the brain...
master thesis 2010
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Haans, M.C. (author)
The subject of this thesis is the design of a Float System for Poly Products BV, a specialist company that develops and produces composite products. Poly Products has acquired the rights and the design of an existing float system, the Easy Float systems Health 800. The assignment calls for the development of a Float System for the European...
master thesis 2010
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Ruitenberg, H.P. (author)
Happiness is often considered a universal goal of people. In the relatively new field of positive psychology, many studies have been conducted to understand the concept of happiness and its broader counterpart; subjective well-being, leading to a collection of theories that explain their determinants. It has been shown that although there are...
master thesis 2010
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