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The Presence Of The Past: Conference Proceedings, Barry Sheehan Oct 2009

The Presence Of The Past: Conference Proceedings, Barry Sheehan

Books/Book Chapters

Is architecture design? Where does it begin? Where does it end? With every iconic architect comes an iconic chair. Mies Van Der Rohe's Barcelona Chair, Aalto's Artek stool. Where is the furniture by Irish Architects? As Irish architecture has become internationally recognised what has happened to our furniture? Is furniture design oflittle interest to current Irish architects and will this change with the current market conditions?


Fabric Architecture: Body In Motion, Daniela Cosovic Jan 2009

Fabric Architecture: Body In Motion, Daniela Cosovic

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Making a dress, creating an object for someone else is a simple act of giving to another person. I did not want to decide between an object to wear and one to hang on the wall, so I gave you both, and movement in between. Take a dress off of a wall. Wear it. Put it back on the wall. Repeat it, or not. There is balance in movement of an object between a person and the wall. It is this quietness of balance amongst the sound of movement that I am seeking in my work.


A Method For Evaluating The Design Of Websites For Birthing Hospitals In Shanghai, Fei Huang Jan 2009

A Method For Evaluating The Design Of Websites For Birthing Hospitals In Shanghai, Fei Huang

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Identifying a problem for a target-oriented project and providing effective solutions within a specific social and cultural context is challenging for designers who work on cross-cultural projects. This thesis documents the process of developing an effective method to assist these designers. The design of websites for childbirthing hospitals in Shanghai will be used as an example to show how this methodology can be applied to a complex target-oriented design project and integrate design principles to fulfill specific social, cultural, and emotional needs of the consumers. Furthermore, this method is easy to follow and also can be easily adapted to study ...


Clifford’S Fireplace Company Limited Brand Identity Project, Peter Dee Jan 2009

Clifford’S Fireplace Company Limited Brand Identity Project, Peter Dee

Other resources

Peter Dee - Strategic Design and Marketing Consultant, was responsible for the design and development of the brand identity for the Clifford’s Fireplaces Company which was used on business cards, letterhead, advertisements, promotional material and e-Commerce website. Clifford's Fireplaces Ltd. was established in 1947 and with over 65 years of experience in the fireplace and home heating business it is their goal to ensure that customers obtain the most appropriate products and services to meet their heating requirements. http://www.cliffordfireplaces.com


Alcohol With An Attitude: Reducing Aggression In Drinking Establishments Through Interior Design, Jessica Lynn James Jan 2009

Alcohol With An Attitude: Reducing Aggression In Drinking Establishments Through Interior Design, Jessica Lynn James

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Aggression in drinking establishments has been found to be associated with poorly maintained, unclean, unattractive environments including poor ventilation, smoky air, inconvenient bar access and inadequate seating, high noise level, and crowding (Graham, 1980). Macintyre and Homel (1992) concluded that the key feature of high aggression drinking establishments was intersecting traffic flows created by inappropriate design, especially poor location of toilets and bars, and the use of the same door as both entrance and exit. Aggression has also been found to increase with such activities as dancing and pool playing (Graham, 1980). Likewise, Radcliffe and Nutter (1979) concluded that people ...