Recent Submissions

  • ‘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 ...
  • A Tool for Promoting Intrinsic Motivation in Teams: A Case Study of Participants’ Motivation During a Design Project 

    Berg, Arild; Jacobsen, Nina Olkowska (E&PDE;DS 110: Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education (E&PDE 2021), VIA Design, VIA University in Herning, Denmark. 9th -10th September 2021, Chapter; Peer reviewed; Conference object, 2021)
    Intrinsic motivation is a prerequisite for creativity. Research require more studies about the prerequisites for intrinsic motivation where design thinking has been used as an approach to develop a tool. In this case study ...
  • When Terms of Service are Longer Than a Shakespeare’s Play: Easing The Understanding of Legal Documents Through a User Experience Design Method 

    Gherardi, Matteo (E&PDE;DS 110: Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education (E&PDE 2021), VIA Design, VIA University in Herning, Denmark. 9th -10th September 2021, Chapter; Peer reviewed; Conference object, 2021)
    Whenever users use an internet service, they agree to its terms of service and privacy policy describing how their personal data will be managed. The complexity of managing this process is often overlooked, and users rarely ...
  • Understanding Aesthetics in Design Education 

    Egan, Anna Kathrine (E&PDE;DS 110: Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education (E&PDE 2021), VIA Design, VIA University in Herning, Denmark. 9th -10th September 2021, Chapter; Peer reviewed; Conference object, 2021)
    One of the more pressing issues that the product design profession faces today is that of sustainability. Within design education this is mainly addressed with a focus on the three r`s: recycling, reuse and repair. In her ...
  • Using Product Design Methodology in Teaching on Public Health and Life 

    Grøm, Mille (E&PDE;DS 110: Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education (E&PDE 2021), VIA Design, VIA University in Herning, Denmark. 9th -10th September 2021, Chapter; Peer reviewed; Conference object, 2021)
    This master study is a pilot research project on mental health and communication. In 2020 the interdisciplinary project ‘Public health and life skills’ was introduced as part of Norway’s new national curriculum for primary ...
  • Design Contribution to Consumers Knowledge Regarding Healthier and More Sustainable Nutritional Choices at The Grocery Store 

    Juodziukynaite, Egle (E&PDE;DS 110: Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education (E&PDE 2021), VIA Design, VIA University in Herning, Denmark. 9th -10th September 2021, Chapter; Peer reviewed; Conference object, 2021)
    In Norwegian grocery stores, consumers encounter many accreditation labels. However, these rarely contribute to healthier or more environmentally friendly nutritional choices. This master’s study analyses how product design ...
  • A Students Exploration with Digital Design: Associations and Emotions from Nature 

    Øverjordet, Pernille (E&PDE;DS 110: Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education (E&PDE 2021), VIA Design, VIA University in Herning, Denmark. 9th -10th September 2021 Year: 2021, Chapter; Peer reviewed; Conference object, 2021)
    Through the ages humans has drawn inspiration from nature. We`ve seen in art, design, and architecture. Nature is inexhaustible for inspiration, and different individuals find new things that inspires them. In this paper ...
  • Bærekraft i profesjonsutdanninger. Gap mellom strategi og programplaner? 

    Berg, Arild; Carella, Alfredo Raúl; Lysebo, Marius; Nielsen, Liv Merete (FormAkademisk - Forskningstidsskriftet for design og designdidaktikk;Vol 14 Nr. 3 (2021): Utdanning for ny praksis II – teknologi, design og bærekraft på tvers. Temanummer, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-11-28)
    Utdanning er en nøkkel til varige endringer i samfunnet. I denne studien bruker vi teori fra bærekraft og didaktikk for å sette søkelys på utdanning av produktdesignere, lærere og ingeniører ved Fakultet for Teknologi, ...
  • Giga-Mapping and Knowledge of Boundary Object Theory in Sustainable Product Development 

    Kvam, Eva (E&PDE;DS 110: Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education (E&PDE 2021), VIA Design, VIA University in Herning, Denmark. 9th -10th September 2021, Chapter; Peer reviewed; Conference object, 2021)
    New combinations of disciplines allow a better understanding of interconnected modern problems like sustainability. Expanding design education curriculum may improve a designer’s ability to deal with complex subject ...
  • An Ethical Approach to The Implementation of Behavioural Science in The Design Process 

    Knutsen, Fredrik Hope (E&PDE;DS 110: Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education (E&PDE 2021), VIA Design, VIA University in Herning, Denmark. 9th -10th September, Chapter; Peer reviewed; Conference object, 2021)
    The product design field is commonly known for focusing on solving the users' needs. However, behavioural design can contribute with a different approach in design education, where the aim is to adapt and understand the ...
  • Apocalyptic and Utopian Motivation for Change in Society 

    Sandvik, Tor Einar (E&PDE;DS 110: Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education (E&PDE 2021), VIA Design, VIA University in Herning, Denmark. 9th -10th September 2021, Chapter; Peer reviewed; Conference object, 2021)
    Actions executed in the name of sustainable development by corporations capable of changing society in a fundamental way often have similar goals, but sometimes conflicting motivations. This is often reflected in the ...
  • Phenomenological Approach to Product Design Pedagogy: A Study on Students’ Experiences in Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Settings 

    Medola, Fausto Orsi; Pavel, Nenad; Ramos Baleotti, Luciana; Darc Piculo Santos, Aline; Moya Ferrari, Ana Lya; Coelho Figliolia, Amanda (Design and Technology Education: An International Journal;Vol 26 No 2 (2021), Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-07-01)
    Product design pedagogical approaches require a specific mix of competences that demand multiplicity of perspectives, hybrid knowledge that exceeds professional field silos, and continuous problem reformulations. To do ...
  • Limiting Experience and Cognition by Flexibility, Interaction Design and Cybernetics 

    Gulden, Tore; Steier, Frederick (Communications in Computer and Information Science;Volume 1293, Peer reviewed; Conference object; Journal article, 2020-11-08)
    In this paper, we discuss how flexibility in interaction design processes may lead to hinder flexibility in user praxis and thus cognition, experience, and behaviour, and for design praxis circuits and functioning, and the ...
  • Designing and Learning by Technological Mediation: Adoption, Adaptation, Attainment 

    Pavel, Nenad (FormAkademisk - Forskningstidsskrift for Design Og Designdidaktikk;volume 14, issue 3, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-04-19)
    In this article, an instrumental case study of a practical course in assistive technologies in cooperation between Norway and Brazil shows how patients, design students, and therapists participate in designing and learning. ...
  • Designing an Interdiciplinary Course in a Makerspace-Towards collaborative creativity for a sustainable society 

    Berg, Arild; Güler, Evin; Sandtrø, Tengel Aas; Carella, Alfredo Raúl; Lysebo, Marius; Haugen Thor, Jenny Helene; Norvalls, Mali (FormAkademisk - Forskningstidsskrift for Design Og Designdidaktikk; Vol 13 Nr. 6 (2020): Utdanning for ny praksis - teknologi, design og bærekraft på tvers I. Temanummer, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-12-31)
    The study explored how to developanelective, interdisciplinary course in a makerspace. The study highlighted the potentials and pitfalls in the transitional space between institutionalised and research-based higher education ...
  • How can communication literacy reinforce holistic design practices? 

    Nadiya, Karibayeva; Gulden, Tore (E&PDE;DS 104: Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education (E&PDE 2020), VIA Design, VIA University in Herning, Denmark. 10th -11th September 2020, Chapter; Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    The article explores how the knowledge of communication theory can help design practitioners to achieve a more critical understanding of the contexts they encounter during their professional careers and lifelong learning ...
  • How can light art manipulate the visual perception of space? 

    Rahimi, Zahra; Steen, Laila (E&PDE;DS 104: Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education (E&PDE 2020), VIA Design, VIA University in Herning, Denmark. 10th -11th September 2020, Chapter; Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Transitioning from a field of engineering to a medium for more artistic expressions, lighting has changed from strictly functional lightboxes to elaborate light-based designs and installations. Both artists and architects ...
  • Designing the Future – Sustainability, Digitisation and Employment Insecurity 

    Starling, Robert E. (E&PDE;DS 104: Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education (E&PDE 2020), VIA Design, VIA University in Herning, Denmark. 10th -11th September 2020, Chapter; Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Humanity is changing the world. Unsustainable growth and progress push against fragile planetary boundaries. Automation threatens to make large numbers unemployable in the future. Digitisation alienates older generations ...
  • 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 ...
  • Multistable Technologies and Pedagogy for Resilience: A Postphenomenological Case Study of Learning by 3D printing 

    Pavel, Nenad; Medola, Fausto Orsl; Berg, Arild; Brevik, Birger (Journal of Design and Technology Education;Vol 25, No 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    Accelerated technological innovation induces disruptions in society and education. It results in both threats to and opportunities for the way the society learns and works. This case study examined the phenomenon of learning ...

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