Everett’s work will interest anyone who is intrigued by cultural and language differences and their relationship to human experience of objects and places.
Any product or place designer who has ever worked with, or considered working with, textiles will be intrigued by Gordon’s book.
Frankenstein and her colleagues investigated mental maps of familiar places.
Recent research receiving a lot of press attention can reasonably be expected to change the Western concept of “a good night’s sleep” in ways that influence how Westerners use their homes during the evening hours.
How do you decide what to name places, products, and projects?
Beale reports on a new design option from Del Webb, which builds communities for people 55 and older – snore rooms.
ASID has prepared its 2012 Environmental Scanning Report, which is available free at the web address noted below.
Designers developing spaces such as health clubs, where women can be expected to change their clothes, will find Marianne Clark’s recent research at the University of Alberta readily applicable.
Di Muro and Murray studied links between consumer moods and product choices.
Devlin and Nasar continue their important and innovative research on the design of therapists’ offices.