Porch commissioned research which reveals differences—and similarities—in European and American opinions about home design.
Lusk, Filho, and Dobbert studied the landscaping preferences of pedestrians and bicyclists.
Artist's fame influences evaluations
Review of research in empirical aesthetics, neuroaesthetics, related fields
Experts and nonexperts disagree
Nave, Minxha, Kosinski, Greenberg, Rentfrow, and Stillwell conducted research linking opinions about particular types of music and personality—it’s interesting to consider potential applications of their findings beyond music.
Culture-blind design is not a good idea
Coskun, Kaner, and Bostan interviewed people living in different types of households (alone or with family members, in one income or dual income families, etc.) who were classified as likely to be relatively early users of smart home technologies.
Gill and Lei studied how stereotypes influence responses to products and how color affects those reactions.
Pazda and Thorstenson studied the colors preferred by extraverts and introverts.