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Playing with Binaries: Gender Relations in Toy Design
Koyun, Havva Bilge; Tönük Kruıthof, Damla; Kaygan, Pınar; Department of Industrial Design (2021-12-10)
In this study, I explore the ways in which gender binaries are materialized through design processes in different toy design practices. I frame it with a body of literature that considers gender as a socially constructed p...
EXPLORING THE MEANING IN PLATFORM-BASED DESIGN WORK FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGNERS
Dilek, İrem; Töre Yargın, Gülşen; Kaygan, Pınar; Department of Industrial Design (2021-10-18)
Over the past decade the world of work has been experiencing digital transformation. Integrating the digital processes and tools into business models, digital transformation has led to the shift in the traditional business...
DESIGNING FOR USER INTENTIONS (DUI): SUPPORTING EARLY DESIGN PHASES FOR PROMOTING BEHAVIOR CHANGE IN PERSONAL CARE AND HYGIENE PRACTICES FOR WATER EFFECTIVENESS IN BATHROOM ENVIRONMENT
Oğur Aydın, Dilruba; Doğan, Çağla; Department of Industrial Design (2021-9-10)
Across many regions of the world, the ever-increasing households water demand, mainly shaped through individuals’ unsustainable behaviors, is threatening the water supplies. It is widely acknowledged that design offers pos...
Design strategies for the development of home use medical devices: a study on CPAP devices
Okursoy, Mehmet Erçin; Börekçi, Naz Ayşe Güzide Z.; Department of Industrial Design (2021-9-09)
Medical device development and design (MDDD) is one of the sectors with the highest level of safety regulations offering almost risk free products. Actors participating in the development process of these devices (governme...
Entire history of you: Research and design to manage digital hoarding
Başkan, Çağın; Pedgley, Owaın Francıs; Department of Industrial Design (2021-9-09)
Digital hoarding is very common, considering the quantity of devices (phones, cameras, laptops, watches) that can create an entire 'history of ourselves.' A digital history is directly connected to our memories, having var...
UNDERSTANDING USER PRODUCT INTERACTION: A STUDY ON HOME MEDICAL DEVICES FOR THE ELDERLY
İnal, Zeynep Cansu; Börekçi, Naz Ayşe Güzide Z.; Department of Industrial Design (2021-9-8)
In the field of healthcare, advancements in technology lead to a migration from hospitals to nonclinical settings. This alteration can be seen in both basic monitoring systems and complicated treatment systems. Concurrentl...
Brand and ephemeral retail design experience through social media influencers
BALKANLI, EZGİ DOĞA; Korkut, Fatma; Department of Industrial Design (2021-9-07)
The changes and developments that our world is going through do not only affect every individual in different ways but brands as well. The increasing number of research studies on marketing techniques and consumer behaviou...
PLAY IT BACK! A DESIGN STUDY REGARDING CHANGES IN PRE-RECORDED MUSIC PLAYING EXPERIENCES
Yüksel, Sezen; Pedgley, Owaın Francıs; Department of Industrial Design (2021-9-07)
Music has always been a key element for people to connect with themselves and others. For this study, the main focus is to investigate pre-recorded music playing experiences through time with changing technology and design...
SUSTAINING LOOSE COMMUNITIES THROUGH PARTICIPANT ENGAGEMENT: THE CASE OF INNOCAMPUS ACCELERATOR PROGRAM
Kardar, Yashar; Korkut, Fatma; Department of Industrial Design (2021-9-6)
Alongside the growing interest in entrepreneurship, accelerators and their role in entrepreneurship ecosystems and the success of entrepreneurs is increasingly being explored and studied. However, the social dynamics prese...
Understanding collaborative action in emergent work ecosystems: makerspaces
Keklik, Özcan; Bakırlıoğlu, Yekta; Department of Industrial Design (2021-9)
As the design problems confronted are getting more complex, the necessity of different expertise becomes inevitable for comprehensive design solutions which indicate the importance of forming teams with professionals from ...
Mixed Reality Technologies for Enriching Presentations in Industrial Design Education
Topal, Başak; Börekçi, Naz Ayşe Güzide Z.; Department of Industrial Design (2021-8-13)
Mixed Reality (MR) has developed rapidly in recent years, causing the technology to move out of the preserve of large budgets and significant infrastructure, into an accessible and affordable visualization tool capable of ...
SUSTAINABLE DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS FOR EMOTIONAL DURABILITY AND PRODUCT LONGEVITY THROUGH PRODUCT CARE ACTIVITIES BY REPAIR ENTHUSIASTS
Yazirlıoğlu, Lilyana; Doğan, Çağla; Department of Industrial Design (2021-8-02)
Take-make-dispose behaviours as the basis of the linear economy model are challenged by the sustainable modes of consumption that aim to minimise the use of raw materials and waste production. The most prominent among thes...
Implicit Interactions with a Peculiar Radio: Designing an Interactive Artefact for Fostering Meaningful Music-Listening Experiences
Seydioğlu, Ömür Sarper; Pedgley, Owaın Francıs; Department of Industrial Design (2021-7-28)
Interacting with internet-enabled artefacts has become an indispensable norm of an everyday person’s life as it can reduce otherwise demanding tasks down to a flick of a finger. Whereas consumption and utilisation of vast ...
DEVELOPING A MEASUREMENT SCALE FOR EVALUATING PERCEIVED AFFECTIVE QUALITIES IN FLIGHT DECK DESIGN
Güneş, Çiğdem; Töre Yargın, Gülşen; Department of Industrial Design (2021-7-13)
While traditional human factors approaches have focused on efficiency, usability, and safety, emerging approaches have also focused on product experience. There is a shift from a cognitive perspective to an affective one, ...
Sustainable design implications for alternative food networks: A case on Güneşköy's community supported agriculture (CSA) model
Kaplan, Ayşe; Doğan, Çağla; Department of Industrial Design (2021-6)
The global food system consists of complex processes (i.e., food production, distribution, consumption, and disposal) and contains several environmental, economic, and social sustainability challenges. As a result of the f...
Design for positive breast self-examination experience: an investigation into mobile health apps
Karadeniz Küçük, Aylin; Şener Pedgley, Bahar; Department of Industrial Design (2021-5)
Breast cancer is one of the most common cancer types among women, responsible for approximately 627,000 deaths globally in 2018. There are various screening methods to detect cancer early, and experts suggest that women sh...
The children’s prosthesis co-design toolkit: eliciting children’s needs for hand prosthesis using generative design tools
Dursun, Melis; Şener Pedgley, Bahar; Department of Industrial Design (2021-2-10)
When designing assistive devices for children with disabilities, designers mostly consider technical and functional aspects and overlook factors that affect their usage from children's perspective. Therefore, in ...
Remote social touch: a framework to communicate physical interaction across long distances
Alsamarei, Ali Abdularazzaq Abbood; Şener Pedgley, Bahar; Department of Industrial Design (2021-1-13)
In this day and age, there is a large group of people who have to live away from their loved ones due to various reasons such as work, study, or certain health-related concerns (e.g. infection diseases). Living away from t...
Construing product materials: developing senso-attitudinal maps through repertory grid technique
Derviş, Barış; Börekçi, Naz Ayşe Güzide Z.; Department of Industrial Design (2021-1-6)
Designing material and product experiences is a complex process that requires a comprehensive understanding over subjective dimensions such as cultural and psychological backgrounds of the individual, multisensory relation...
An ideation method in design for iot: Creating object personas via sensor data
Tuna, Nur Nagihan; Hasdoğan, Gülay Fatma; Department of Industrial Design (2020-11-2)
Internet of things (IoT) introduced some challenges as well as many opportunities for designers. Enhanced capabilities of the things transformed them from being passive assistants of humans to active agents that can coll...
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