Research at the Department of Design
Our research is carried out within four strategic areas
Design for Sustainability addresses the relations between people, nature, technologies, and material environments, and changes in these relations.
Human-Centred Technology is researching how to design and evaluate technological systems in various domains by following the core principles and methods from Human-Factors, Information Systems, and Human-Computer Interaction research.
Interplay argues for “a relational turn” within the design discipline, meaning that a well-designed service facilitates and aims at situations in which meetings between people and services contribute to people functioning in the best possible way given their context and situation.
Form consists of practitioners and researchers with experience from private and public sector. Activities encompass teaching, research, practice based activities and outward-facing initiatives like exhibitions, visibility, dialogues and talks.