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The dysfunctionality of everyday things: - on stress, design and artefacts
KTH, School of Computer Science and Communication (CSC), Media Technology and Interaction Design, MID. (CID)
2003 (English)In: Techne:: Design wisdom / [ed] Mike Press, Sara Owen, 2003Conference paper (Refereed)
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This paper addresses the increasing issue of stress and burnout in contemporary society and attempts to connect this to product design. Stress can be defined as the reaction of a mismatch between the demands of the world and the needs and capacities of the individual. To what degree does technological products and design artefacts contribute to stress?

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design, stress, meaning
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-83143OAI: diva2:498757
5th European Academy of Design conference

NR 20140805

Available from: 2012-02-12 Created: 2012-02-12 Last updated: 2015-11-11Bibliographically approved

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