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The Swedish furniture industry – a study of strategic groups and performance

Staffan Brege, Tomas Nord, Harald Brege, Johan Holtström, Roland Sjöström
2021 Wood Material Science & Engineering  
The empirical context is the Swedish Furniture Industry, a very heterogeneous industry well suited for this type of "middle-ground study" between industry and firm levels.  ...  The empirical investigation is a total population study of 143 companies (micro companies excluded) and the period of analysis is 2004 up to 2017.  ...  Another two SGs are in a mid-growth position (4-5%): design furniture suppliers and retail shop interior suppliers (Table 1) . Five out of nine SGs show low or negative growth.  ... 
doi:10.1080/17480272.2021.1892823 fatcat:g625o3tm7fajhjgxuqr76tdpaq

Interpretable Housing for Freedom of the Body: The Next Generation of Flexible Homes

Kyung Wook Seo, Chang Sung Kim
2013 Journal of Building Construction and Planning Research  
Thus, it is suggested in this paper that what is important in designing a home is to provide alternatives in daily lives so as to make a full exploration of a given space.  ...  Two spatial devices are discussed in depths as a way to realize this interpretable house: room-to-room enfilade and ring spatial structure.  ...  This is because the modern home is becoming a container of an ever growing number of furniture that needs to be in touch with wall surface, and the ring structure requires at least two openings for each  ... 
doi:10.4236/jbcpr.2013.13011 fatcat:6m4t5kvrgffobcnvmaliwgriqa

Innovative Practices of Wood Industries in the Circular Economy in Europe. WoodCircus D3.2 final report

Uwe Kies, Oliver Jancke
2022 Zenodo  
Engineered wood products are becoming more recognized in the Circular Economy as climate friendly, sustainable alternative for use in construction (new build or renovation), furniture, interiors, and a  ...  Wood products are thus expected to play a major role in the decarbonization of the building sector and other industries.  ...  Table 4 4 List of companies and innovative practices in furniture and interiors No.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5865052 fatcat:x6gk3hsonrcstjxzcsvo2gu5t4

Representation and new technologies for the contemporary library, innovating the cultural experience design

Giuseppe Amoruso, Polina Mironenko
2019 Disegnare con  
To achieve this and develop the design and experiential interiors guidelines for a library it was necessary to simulate the physical construction of the building through a BIM modeling and parametric information  ...  The study highlights the approach in interior design to change according to user experience driven by technology.  ...  the executive design of fixed and internal and external furniture.  ... 
doaj:4c387b0e7df04e98985b083b47b60d9f fatcat:flfs2yk5w5dbzhcz2iif2tzsze

Architectural Design Principles For Extra-Terrestrial Habitats

Scott J. Porter
2016 Zenodo  
This research project therefore studies the architectural principles which relate to habitability and their associated design parameters in relation to a proposed concept habitat design on the Moon and  ...  It proposes that there is a requirement for spatial planning guidance and regulations which will assist multi-disciplinary design teams in developing high quality living and working environments for astronauts  ...  A variation of textures is also an important consideration to avoid monotony and stimulate the senses relating to touch.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.202160 fatcat:x3qajvthyrbqxp2cbkhdht4qmm

From Uniformity to Sustainable Diversity: Exploring the Design Attributes of Renovating Standardized Classrooms in Korea

Lee, Kim, Kang
2019 Sustainability  
material, and furniture material.  ...  The purpose of this study is to examine the renovation priorities of design features based on the preferences of architects and educators, paying particular attention to classroom design for enhancing  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank Dr.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11205669 fatcat:2qao54nfdbc7jo5amv2zrqdgba

Design investigation of primary schools in Saudi Arabia [chapter]

S Omari, A Woodcock, T Ball
2011 Journal of Blindness Innovation and Research  
However the area of educational ergonomic is relatively new and as such many of the results have yet been applied to school and curriculum design.  ...  a view to firstly providing recommendations for each of the schools to improve their learning environments; and secondly to assist in formulating a set of design principles which may serve as a model  ...  and touch screen.  The interiors need to provide a calming background using colour, light, sound texture and in certain instances aroma therapy.  ... 
doi:10.1201/b11337-18 fatcat:gqox356l7zcyhlgyknmcu4sbha

vPresent: A cloud based 3D virtual presentation environment for interactive product customization

Xiaoming Nan, Fei Guo, Yifeng He, Ling Guan, Andrew G. Tescher
2013 Applications of Digital Image Processing XXXVI  
The proposed vPresent is expected to effectively deliver 3D visual information to customers and provide an interactive design platform for the development of customized products.  ...  In order to address these issues, we propose vPresent , a cloud based 3D virtual presentation environment, in this paper.  ...  The user can navigate the menu and choose a function by touching the corresponding menu item, similar to the touch operation in a tablet.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2024134 fatcat:vuadi6ww5vg5dlsnvgr7a26mym

Object Identification Based on the Automated Extraction of Spatial Semantics from Web3D Scenes

Konstantinos Kontakis, Athanasios G. Malamos, Malvina Steiakaki, Spyros Panagiotakis, J. Andrew Ware
2018 Annals of Emerging Technologies in Computing  
The proposed methodology is comprised of real-time techniques with broad application areas, ranging from CAD and 3D room planning tools based on architectural designs, to medical and e-learning environments  ...  We present a web-based methodology for the extraction of semantic information and object identification in poorly annotated Web3D scenes.  ...  Typical examples are found in numerous Internet applications that promote such things as automobiles, electrical appliances and industrial furniture, while others provide complete interior design solutions  ... 
doi:10.33166/aetic.2018.04.001 fatcat:ywplqwrb6zhwhaadqr67jjbdwe

Supporting configurability in a mixed-media environment for design students

Thomas Binder, Giorgio De Michelis, Michael Gervautz, Giulio Jacucci, Kresimir Matkovic, Thomas Psik, Ina Wagner
2004 Personal and Ubiquitous Computing  
The aim of these trials was to construct, for architecture and interaction design students, a mixed-media environment for inspirational learning.  ...  In this article, we present and discuss how the issue of configurability is dealt with, in a series of field trials with design students.  ...  of Oulu, the Academy of Fine Arts and the Technical University in Vienna, and Imagination Computer Services, as well as to students and teaching staff in Malmo¨and Vienna.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00779-004-0294-7 fatcat:nrz7kksgqvcw7bqzg2ysmyia3a

Creative Entrepreneurial Applications In The Wood Industries: An Appalachian Case Study

Peter H. Hackbert, Tim Glotzback, Gary Mahoney
2011 American Journal of Business Education  
This paper illustrates three academic units collaborative process to solve a design problem in the development of new wood products for the Historic Boone Tavern Hotel, Berea, Kentucky.  ...  The Berea College Student Crafts Program is then described and the need for a new business model for designing innovative products is illustrated.  ...  This collaboration also allows the design and development process to begin in a systematic way with all potential players at the table.  ... 
doi:10.19030/ajbe.v2i6.4086 fatcat:3gut6lydjng5nnukc2c3t5sqeu

Prophylactic Architecture: Formulating the Concept of Pandemic-Resilient Homes

Ghada Mohammad Elrayies
2022 Buildings  
Thus, this study aims to set a foundation for the development and design of resilient homes in a post-quarantine world by establishing a comprehensive framework for quarantine-resilient homes.  ...  Although quarantines were necessary to protect against viral infection, we have faced social and psychological challenges due to the failure of the current home design to accommodate the new lockdown lifestyle  ...  different functions, providing storage spaces), interior design (open layout that allows adaptive configurations, use of modular, collapsible, and multi-purpose furniture), as well as equipping the home  ... 
doi:10.3390/buildings12070927 fatcat:3vziq5en6ngvhjmuwzbzcibqzm

Khrushchev modern

Susan E. Reid
2006 Cahiers du monde russe  
Agency and modernizat ion in t he Soviet home par SUSAN E.  ...  Cet article est disponible en ligne à l'adresse : http:/ / www.cairn.info/ article.php?ID_ REVUE=CMR&ID_ NUMPUBLIE=CMR_ 0 47&ID_ ARTICLE=CMR_ 0 47_ 0 227 Khrushchev Modern.  ...  , explicitly designed for one-family occupancy, were not always in practice allocated to a single family.  ... 
doi:10.4000/monderusse.3800 fatcat:7yahnwbefjhdblv7jqhrfwbkma

Design approaches for promoting beneficial indoor environments in healthcare facilities: a review

Heidi Salonen, Marjaana Lahtinen, Sanna Lappalainen, Nina Nevala, Luke D. Knibbs, Lidia Morawska, Kari Reijula
2013 Intelligent Buildings International  
practice" for each HCF should always be formulated in co-operation with different user groups and a multi-professional design team.  ...  , thermal comfort, natural daylight, control over temperature and lighting, views, exposure and access to nature, and appropriate equipment, tools and furniture.  ...  one seat to another in order to reduce strain on the backs of nursing staff .  The "Evidence-Based Design Furniture Checklist" used as a component of a comprehensive plan to improve targeted health care  ... 
doi:10.1080/17508975.2013.764839 fatcat:xiozfoyab5cqjbtvei2ydjbjay

Opening the Digital Box for Design Work: Supporting Performative Interactions, Using Inspirational Materials and Configuring of Place [chapter]

Pelle Ehn, Thomas Binder, Mette Agger Eriksen, Giulio Jacucci, Kari Kuutti, Per Linde, Giorgio De Michelis, Simon Niedenthal, Bo Petterson, Andreas Rumpfhuber, Ina Wagner
2007 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Interaction design is a multi-disciplinary subject and students have a mixed background including computer science, design, art and music.  ...  Also, the boundaries between interior and exterior space are designed as permeable and fluent" (Lainer and Wagner 1998) .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-72727-9_3 fatcat:i3isf2mm5zc6vizlk6kyi4bss4
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