Harun Kaygan

E-mail
hkaygan@metu.edu.tr
Department
Department of Industrial Design
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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 ...
"Cheapness is Not a Sense, George!": An Economic Critique of Design and Emotion Discourse
Kaygan, Harun; Şişman, Osman (2019-3-16)
The body of works gathered under the title ‘design and emotion’, not surprisingly, constitutes a coherent set of definitions concerning their ‘subject’: This presupposed subject is capable of not only 'experiencing' the ob...
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 ...
Social Design in Turkey through a Survey of Design Media: Projects, Objectives, Participation Approaches
Akdur, Selin Gurdere; Kaygan, Harun (Informa UK Limited, 2019-01-01)
The literature on social design consists of studies that report on single cases on the one hand and global reviews that are offered for theoretical purposes on the other. There is a lack of local reviews that report on soc...
Bir otoetnoğrafik anlatı: stüdyo ortamında kamera kullanımı ve bedenleşme
Gürtekin, Betül; Kaygan, Harun (2018-09-14)
Fenomenoloji felsefi bir yaklaşım olarak insan bedeninin ve zihninin birbirinden ayrı anlaşılamayacağını, üstelik insanın, yaşadığı çevre ve dünyayla ilişkisinin de bütünsel olarak yorumlanması gerektiğini söyler. Fenomeno...
Ahlak dışı nesneler: Ulus’ta kentsel dönüşümün psikocoğrafyası
Taşdizen, Burak; Kaygan, Harun (2016-12-01)
<p>Bir zamanlar genç Cumhuriyet’in siyasi ve ekonomik merkezi olan Ankara’daki Ulus semti, kentin hem cumhuriyetçi hem de manevi geleneklerine ev sahipliği yapmayı sürdürmektedir. Önce gecekondularla sarılmış, sonrasında K...
Do you know what a sensor is?Peer learning in interdisciplinary design teams
Kaygan, Pınar; Gürdere, Selin; Aydınoğlu, Arsev; Kaygan, Harun; Demir, Özümcan (2016-04-07)
Recently we witness a rising interest in interdisciplinary collaboration in both industrial design and engineering education. This interest is triggered by the observation that professionals who do not experience interdi...
Material Semiotics of Form Giving: The Case of the Electric Turkish Coffee Pot
Kaygan, Harun (MIT Press - Journals, 2016-03-01)
The article discusses material semiotics as a valuable framework for the analysis of design processes, and focuses on form giving practices. For this purpose, the design processes of electric Turkish coffee pots are studie...
Beyond prevention: exploring the new technologies of graffiti
Tuna, Nur Nagihan; Kaygan, Harun (null; 2014-05-16)
Abstracted objects: creating the soundscapes of Gezi Park
Tuncel, Yunus; Kaygan, Harun (null; 2014-05-16)
During the recent protest rallies (in Gezi Park, Wall Street, and elsewhere) sound assumed a major role by creating unique soundscapes, not only in the squares where the demonstrations took place, but also in neighborhoods...
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