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van Diest, Charlotte (author)
The aim of this thesis is to explore how designers can create well-being for all through product or service design. Well-being for all can be achieved through designing with the focus on Consumer Wisdom. Consumer Wisdom is defined as the pursuit of well-being for oneself and for others through mindful management of consumption-related choices...
master thesis 2019
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de Rond, Maartje (author)
This project focuses on contributing to a feeling of connectedness for people in the mid to late stages of dementia living in a nursing home. Feeling connected is still important for people living with dementia. They may suffer from disabilities caused by their disease, losing their memory and ability to make decisions, but there are also things...
master thesis 2019
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Li, Jin (author)
Nowadays, individuals always find themselves in various situations where they need to choose gifts. Gift exchange helps individuals to signal commitments as well as promote social closeness. However, in many cases, people are also facing the occasions in which finding a gift for an unknown-preference person, or miss-predict recipient’s reaction...
master thesis 2018
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Vlaanderen, Josephine (author)
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At times high care patients have no distraction from the negative experiences that come with their hospitalization, a lot of negative feelings arise. They often feel lonely, for not having the possibility to play with peers. Luckily, the new playroom can create opportunities for these children to interact with peers. To include bed...
master thesis 2018
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Ventura, Eva (author)
Erosion for Betterment is a graduation project within the Landscape Architecture master track at the TU Delft. The project examines an underdeveloped coastal area in Ghana that is sadly facing severe erosional threats due to previous unfortunate human activities. It offers an unexpected direction in handling issues as such by proposing an...
master thesis 2018
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Willemsen, Loesie (author)
Pro-social helping activities are activities that are intended by the helper to mainly benefit the receiver. Research from WeHelpen showed that offering passive help through asking “if there is anything I can do, please let me know” does not often result in the helping behavior. Asking for help is difficult because it does not fit in the idea 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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Fröhlich, Tobias (author)
Over the past few years, workplaces have placed increasing importance on enhancing well-being. The benefits are clear: increased productivity, improved employee engagement, and reductions in health care costs. Another recent development has been the rise of smart office buildings. MAPIQ, a system integration company, is an active player in the...
master thesis 2018
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Aerts, Jozet (author)
The aim of this master thesis is to create a product that can increase awareness about the influence of air quality and noise on well-being. About 6% of the total burden of disease can be accounted to influences of the natural environment on well-being. Part of the problem is the unawareness of people about these influences. In order to improve...
master thesis 2018
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Diaz Chicaiza, Ricardo (author)
The fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0) is in full swing and organisations across the world pour efforts into the digitisation of manufacturing operations and services. The working practice changes and entails an increasing interaction of humans with technology. At the same time, from across society actors exert growing pressure on...
master thesis 2017
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D'Hollandere, A.J. (author)
This graduation project focuses on the stressful moments of elderly people with dementia, caused by changes in their environment. A research through design approach was followed with the aim to design a product that reduces the amount of stress experienced by the elderly. During the analysis phase, five different studies have been performed to...
master thesis 2017
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Nosrati-Moons, A.M. (author)
Each year 14.1 million people get newly diagnosed with cancer worldwide. This has a great impact on the quality of life of these people. To improve the quality of life, factors that influence it have been identified.
master thesis 2016
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Jain, R. (author)
This Master thesis report presents how design methodology founded on principles of positive psychology can be used to design for the prevention of stress. People who work in stressful professions are at increased risk of health problems. One of the key ways to maintain a positive outlook on life is by increasing the resilience of an individual,...
master thesis 2016
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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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Yang, W. (author)
The world’s population is set to reach 9.7 billion by 2050 – up from 7.2 billion in 2012 (UN News Center). That global population will be a vastly urban one. The increasing demand for supplying the future urban dwellers and the threatening climate change have posed the question about our current urban development model. Our urbanization has...
master thesis 2016
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Wybenga, T. (author)
The graduation project of Titus Wybenga intends to make Rotterdam more beautiful by avoiding large quantities of bread leftovers in public space and by promoting understanding between different cultural groups in the area. Own assignment: As an Integrated Product Design student, Titus started an independent graduation project about shattered...
master thesis 2016
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Van de Merwe, L. (author)
‘Embassy of Youth’ was a collaboration with Delft Institute of Positive Design (DIOPD) and Oxfam UK. The project took a positive design approach to see how it could contribute to the community well-being of a disadvantaged neighbourhood, specifically the teenage boys in that neighbourhood. Theory on community well-being was used to evaluate how...
master thesis 2016
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Claus, J.J.H. (author)
This thesis consists of two main parts: Part 1- A qualitative user study of ten interviews, referred to as Study 1, that is addressed in ‘Violins, ovens and hiking shoes: How experience enablers affect people’s subjective well-being in comparison to material- and experiential acquisitions’ Part 2- A quantitative user study of 209 participants...
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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Van Stam, B. (author)
This study focuses on the concept of bonus factors in office buildings. Bonus factors are those elements of a building which have positive psychological effects on the building user: the office employee. In a literature review, six bonus factors are found: daylight, outside view, the use of plants inside, a natural climate which is both adaptive...
master thesis 2015
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