• 1:2 - kitchen tools for enhancing parent-child relationship 

      Zeng, Yi (MAPD;2014, Master thesis, 2014)
      The relationship of parent and child involves the full extent of a child’s development. A positive parent-child relationship has extremely important impact to the happiness and success for the child’s development. It helps ...
    • 37 x NILS : 11.04 - 02.05.2014 IKEA Slependen [utstilling] 

      Foshaug, Geir (Foto og grafisk design); Sjøvoll, Vibeke (Book, 2014)
      Et prosjekt med førsteårs produktdesignstudenter ved Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus (HiOA).Utstillingen viser studentenes arbeider med dekonstruksjon av et "found object": Ikea-krakken "Nils".
    • Abandoned ideas and the energies of failure 

      Sjøvoll, Vibeke; Grothen, Geir; Frers, Lars (Emotion, Space and Society;Volume 36, August 2020, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-06-14)
      Our academic life is ripe with failures and things abandoned, with hurt and feelings of defeat and despair. Already as students, we learn how to hide and tuck away such experiences and the impact they have on us. As a ...
    • Det var en gang en krakk : 18.-26. feb. 2011, utstilling IKEA Slependen 

      Sjøvoll, Vibeke (Book, 2011)
      Førsteårsstudenter på produktdesignstudiet ved Høgskolen i Akershus har forvandlet IKEA-krakken ODDVAR til nye uttrykk, former, ideer og funksjoner. Med utgangspunkt i et hverdagsobjekt ble studentene utfordret til å ...
    • Game dynamics in design - a process to achieve creative agency (to give people achance) 

      Sjøvoll, Vibeke; Gulden, Tore (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Product designers often take it upon them selves to define environments, problems, and solutions for others. Unfortunately this can serve to arrest the potential engagement for people and block the possibility to act ...
    • The making of a journey-identifying new design approaches in contemporary art 

      Sjøvoll, Vibeke; Gulden, Tore (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      This article explores how approaches identified in contemporary art can offer new perspectives in design education. The inquiry is done by involving product design students in such approaches through the designing of new ...
    • ‘Please tell me about an idea you would love to realise’ – an exploration of abandoned ideas in design education 

      Sjøvoll, Vibeke (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      Choosing to pursue one design idea usually requires leaving several others behind. As a design teacher, I have experienced this at close range making me curious about what design students choose not to do and why. In this ...
    • Putting something into play - reflections on the use of video in design education 

      Sjøvoll, Vibeke (DS 78: Proceedings of the E&PDE 2014 16th International conference on Engineering and Product Design;16, Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2014-09)
      In design, video is typically used as a tool for presentation, instruction, or observation. The use of video for creation and discovery as part of the design process is new terrain. This article explores how video as a ...
    • Reflections in design education using Visual technology 

      Stoltenberg, Einar; Sjøvoll, Vibeke (Design Education & Human Technology Relations;2014, Peer reviewed; Chapter, 2014)
      Product design students are trained to express themselves through visual media like two - dimensional ( 2D ) and 3D drawing, prototyping, and digital media. Thus, written language is not always their first choice ...
    • The Metal T-shirt: Transmedia Storytelling in Products 

      Berg, Arild; Gulden, Tore; Hiort Af Örnäs, Victor; Pavel, Nenad; Sjøvoll, Vibeke (IIPC: International Institute of Popular Culture Publication Series;6, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Metal T-shirts represent a fusion of music, identity, and ideology. This case study approach explores the meaning of the metal T-shirt. Findings show that the metal T-shirt had several signatory functions, such as personal ...