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Koot, Laura (author)
This thesis is the final result of the graduation project of the master programme Design for Interaction at the faculty of Industrial Design Engineering at the TU Delft (Delft, The Netherlands). The project is done for the Delft Institute of Positive Design in collaboration with Marten van Doorn from Bartimeus. When glasses or contact lenses are...
master thesis 2018
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Breuer, Carola (author)
This graduation project focuses on blissful eating experiences in the home context. After research on positive psychology and factors contributing to blissful eating, a positive design approach was applied to design concepts that assist people in savouring their home eating experience in order to enable blissful eating.

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master thesis 2018
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Huang, Min (author)
Worldwide, the concept of vitality has been trending and it stands for a positive status of human aliveness and energy correlated with physical and psychological well-being (Ryan & Frederick, 1997). However, vitality in the context of work does not attract much attention and the majority of existing workplace products are productivity-driven...
master thesis 2018
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Nieuwhof, Nathalie (author)
Creative hobbies are a valuable pastime. They not only provide relaxation, but also the opportunity for self-expression and collaboration with like-minded people.
If these hobbies bring along so many benefits, how come, then, that we do not engage in them more often?

This discrepancy between an ideal scenario and the reality of...
master thesis 2018
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van den Boer, Paula (author)
Work-life balance is becoming increasingly important in today’s job market. Young professionals actively search for jobs that promote their well-being. The concept of well- being encompasses not just physical health. Psychological health, such as social connectedness and engagement, is just as important. Katz (1964) stated in his research that...
master thesis 2018
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Marschner, F.C. (author)
Philips is facing a strategic re-orientation While Philips is most commonly known for their Consumer Lifestyle Products and the Lighting division, a growingly important part of the company is all about solutions in the health industry. Now, the two divisions Consumer Lifestyle and Healthcare will be integrated into one company focussing on...
master thesis 2016
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De Leo, G. (author)
Improvement on effectiveness provided by an exergy analysis used in a renovation design. An exergy analysis of the Prêt-à-Loger house (TU Delft, Green Village) is done with dynamic calculations using TRNSYS software. From this analysis an exergy optimized version of the renovation concept is provided, with insight on the potential effectiveness...
master thesis 2016
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Vota, R.M. (author)
In current behavioural approaches to Design for Sustainability, collectively labelled Design for Sustainable Behaviour (DfSB), the main focus is on “mitigating, controlling or blocking unsustainable or inappropriate behaviour by users” (Lilley, Lofthouse & Bhamra, 2005). The concept of sustainability appears limited to restraining the...
master thesis 2015
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De Rooij, M. (author)
Karakter – a child- and adolescent psychiatric hospital - is implementing a new way of working: high & intensive care (HIC). The HIC offers the most intensive treatment, whenever ambulatory care does not work any more. Patients are admitted when they become a danger to themselves and to others. In the HIC it is important to have respect for the...
master thesis 2015
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Jacobse, C.L.M. (author)
This design project focused on the joy of early parenthood in contrast with the daily hassles young parents deal with when raising their infant(s). The project goal was to design a product that contributes to the subjective well-being of early parents and their infants by initiating a new and meaningful activity during dinner time in the context...
master thesis 2015
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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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