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    • A note on the vibrational efficacy in molecule-surface reactions 

      Olsen, Roar A. (American Institute of Physics, 2009)
      The effectiveness of vibrational energy in promoting dissociation of molecules colliding with surfaces can be measured through the so-called vibrational efficacy. It is by many thought to be a pure “energetic” measure and ...
    • A theoretical study of H2 dissociation on ( √3 x √3 )R30° CO/Ru (0001) 

      Olsen, Roar A.; Groot, Irene; Juanes-Marcos, Juan Carlos; Kroes, Geert-Jan (American Institute of Physics, 2010-04-13)
    • Participatory Design for Well-being 

      Berg, Arild; Gulden, Tore (Design Society, 2012)
      Participatory design can meet the needs of the individuals’ well-being in hospitals; however constraints occur in such a complex context. A case study of exploratory participatory design processes with health professionals ...
    • The essential dialogue: a Norwegian study of art communication in mental health care 

      Ingeberg, Mette Holme; Wikstrøm, Britt-Maj; Berg, Arild (Slack, 2012-08)
      This study focuses on how semi-structured art dialogues can be used to communicate with older patients with impaired mental health. The study was conducted on a geropsychiatric ward at a university hospital in Norway. To ...
    • Interdisiplinary connections between health care and design - a case study in a psychogeriatric ward in Norway 

      Berg, Arild; Gulden, Tore (The Design Society, 2013)
      Interdisciplinary communication can contribute to the development of a sustainable environment. The promotion of interdisciplinary collaboration among specialists and with people in general is an objective in design education ...
    • Applied Art: Innovative Thinking from a Material Perspective 

      Fjærli, Anneli Hoel; Haugland, Ida (Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, 2013)
      The modern world is continuously engaged in a racing processes aimed towards building a favourable future society. In this development, the apparent tools seem to be related to theoretical thought, new technology, avant-garde ...
    • Exploring the design of mousetraps 

      Gundersen, Gunnar H. (The Design Society, 2013)
      Based on a case study of a collection of a couple of hundred mousetraps this paper presents a systematic categorisation of their principles of technical construction, material consistence and principles of function. This ...
    • Living in the Material World 

      Hansen, Lillegerd (Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies, Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      Abstract: This article is written from the perspective of a maker. It focuses on the maker’s reflections on and during making. The artist/author records her process during the making of Volum, a development project ...
    • Reflection in design practice-quality assurance of practical training in product design education 

      Skjelbred, Bente; Berg, Arild (The Design Society, 2013)
      Students’ experiences through practical training can be used for curriculum development based on interactive research between education and work practice. To work collaboratively and reflect during the design process is ...
    • Designing burial monuments to increase emotional awareness in product design 

      Stoltenberg, Einar; Berg, Arild (The Design Society, 2013)
      The motivation for writing this paper is the growing concern in society towards the amount of products we produce containing low utility and sustainability. Through emotional awareness the student can design meaningful ...
    • Forming Life: Aesthetic Awareness in Mental Health Care 

      Berg, Arild; Christensen-Scheel, Boel; Ingeberg, Mette Holme (Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus, 2013)
      Using cross-disciplinary perspectives from artistic research, aesthetic theory, and mental health care, this article discusses qualities in sensuous surroundings in mental health facilities. Although the background for the ...
    • Modelling of memories through design 

      Gulden, Tore (The Design Society, 2013)
      This article explores how to design for product longevity. The design approach Contexts of Experience (COE) makes the basis for this interdisciplinary study which combines research on consumer-product attachment (CPA) and ...
    • The making of a journey-identifying new design approaches in contemporary art 

      Sjøvoll, Vibeke; Gulden, Tore (The Design Society, 2013)
      This article explores how approaches identified in contemporary art can offer new perspectives in design education. The inquiry is done by involving product design students in such approaches through the designing of new ...
    • Exploring the Evolution of the Mousetrap 

      Gundersen, Gunnar H. (The Design Society, 2014)
      This paper contributes to a pedagogical approach to teaching design related to social development by presenting and discussing the technical-solution and design evolution of a simple, everyday product. There is a need to ...
    • Norwegian rural jewelry traditions in the era of globalization 

      Skjerven, Astrid (UA Editora, 2014)
      The globalization process has led to universalness and sameness, but at the same time an increased appreciation of difference.1 The display of specific identities has become necessary to be visible in the universalness. ...
    • Sustainable design technology: A case study of a master student's lamp project 

      Berg, Arild; Stoltenberg, Einar; Reitan, Janne Beate (The Design Society, 2014)
      Creatively treated materials from nature transform, through technological processes and design practice, into cultural objects containing function and meaning. Views on nature, culture, and technology are gradually in a ...
    • Increasing police trustworthiness through a user-oriented design approach 

      Moen, Bente; Fosse, Jarle; Berg, Arild (The Design Society, 2014)
      This study addresses the research question of how product design can enhance and strengthen the general public’s positive perceptions of the police in Norway. Product design expertise can be used to gain valuable insight ...
    • Collaborative innovation: a study of creative teamwork in offshore industry and in design education 

      Pavel, Nenad; Berg, Arild (The Design Society, 2014)
      Entrepreneurship is identified as a key activity to creating value to society as well as the successful adaption of the products and services to users’ lives. This is why entrepreneurship as concept is finding it’s ...
    • Reflections in design education using Visual technology 

      Stoltenberg, Einar; Sjøvoll, Vibeke (The Design Society, 2014)
      Product design students are trained to express themselves through visual media like two - dimensional ( 2D ) and 3D drawing, prototyping, and digital media. Thus, written language is not always their first choice ...
    • Shared memory in design complexity 

      Pavel, Nenad; Berg, Arild (The Design Society, 2014)
      This paper discusses the idea of how collaborative learning might help designers with the rapid learning required in the increasingly complex environments they work in. It has been proposed that innovation that drive ...