Pınar Kaygan

E-mail
pkaygan@metu.edu.tr
Department
Department of Industrial Design
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Change in Industrial Designers' Jobs: The Case of Turkey, 1984-2018
Kaygan, Pınar; Ilhan, Ali O.; Ougur, Isil (Informa UK Limited, 2020-08-01)
This paper examines the change in the forms of employment of industrial designers between 1984 and 2018 in Turkey. The empirical data come from the graduates of the four oldest industrial design departments in the country....
Industrial design students’ reflections on cross-institutional and distance collaboration
Kaygan, Pınar; Dilek, İrem; Kaygan, Harun (2019-10-12)
As an inevitable outcome of the increasing globalization of design and manufacturing of new products, distributed design teams bring new opportunities and challenges for creative engagements. In recent studies, there is ...
DESIGN FOR THE WELL-BEING OF DOMESTIC ANIMALS: IMPLEMENTATION OF A THREE-STAGE USER RESEARCH MODEL
Kaygan, Pınar; Töre Yargın, Gülşen (2019-10-01)
This paper presents how we, as design educators, integrated user-centeredness into a design studio course project that is concerned with improving well-being of domestic cats and dogs. Since the primary users of the projec...
A pen that 'looks like a CEO in a business suit': gendering the fountain pen
Kaygan, Harun; Kaygan, Pınar; Demir, Ozumcan (2019-01-02)
This article investigates the gendering of the fountain pen as a product category mainly used in the office environment. It draws on hobbyists' accounts and evaluations of fountain pen use from online forums. The accounts ...
THE DESIGN OF THE DESIGN BRIEF: AN ANALYSIS OF BRAZILIAN, JAPANESE AND TURKISH STUDENTS
Branda, Nicele; Silveira, Leandro; Van der Linden, Julio; Bohemia, Erik; Kaygan, Pınar (2019-01-01)
This study addresses the strategies used by students participants of the 2018 edition of the Global Studio, a cross-institutional project, to develop a design brief. In the Global Studio students from different universitie...
Designing in a cross-cultural context : an analysis of Brazilian, Italian, Japanese and Turkish students' design methods
Nichetti, Claudia; Bertoletti, Roberta; Van der Linden, Julio; Bohemia, Erik; Kaygan, Pınar; Bernardes, Mauricio (2019-01-01)
The objective of this article is to analyse the relationship between the use of methods and processes used in the local mobility projects of Global Studio 2018. The Global Studio is an annual project that promotes the exch...
DRAWING TECHNIQUES ON THE DESIGN CONCEPT PHASE: AN ANALYSIS OF BRAZILIAN, JAPANESE AND TURKISH STUDENTS' STRATEGIES
Torrezzan, Cristina; Van der Linden, Julio; Bohemia, Erik; Kaygan, Pınar; Bernardes, Mauricio (2019-01-01)
Professionals such as product designers, architects, and engineers have an intrinsic relationship with drawing, using it to represent everything from the creative sketches of a proposal to its production. In this sense, te...
Different goals, different criteria: Perspectives of jury members in industrial design competitions in Turkey
Dilek, İrem; Kaygan, Pınar (2018-11-01)
The role of space in interdisciplinary collaboration in design education
Kaygan, Pınar; Aydınoğlu, Arsev Umur (2018-09-01)
The growing interest in the collaborative design education for innovation has mainly been concerned with students and learning outcomes. We know less about the collaboration between the tutors who teach interdisciplinary d...
COLLABORATION AND SELF-EXPLOITATION IN THE SHARED DISCOURSE OF PROFESSION AMONG INDUSTRIAL DESIGN STUDENTS
Kaygan, Pınar (2018-06-01)
The article explores 91 senior industrial design students' expectations and dreams regarding collaborative work relations and environments in design offices. The shared discourse among students reveals the anticipation of ...
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