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  • Cross-modal design research 

    Frohlich, David; Fennell, Jac (Helen Hamlyn Research Centre, 2005-04-05)
    Sensory impairment is usually treated as a negative condition that requires inclusive design for correction or compensation. However, such impairment in one sense should be seen positively in terms of a greater awareness, ...
  • Sound, paper and memorabilia: Resources for a simpler digital photography 

    Frohlich, David; Fennell, Jac (Springer, 2006-07-11)
    In this paper we reflect on a body of work to develop a simpler form of digital photography. We give three examples of ‘Less is More’ thinking in this area which are directed and inspired by naturalistic user behaviours ...
  • Designing playful objects to support subjective wellbeing for people living with dementia 

    Treadaway, Cathy; Fennell, Jac (University of South Wales, 2016-09-14)
    This poster presents research that is investigating the development of playful objects for people living with advanced dementia. The Ludic Artifacts Using Gesture and Haptics (LAUGH) research is a three-year international ...
  • The Perceived Size and Shape of Objects in Peripheral Vision 

    Baldwin, Joseph; Burleigh, Alistair; Pepperell, Robert; Ruta, Nicole (Sage, 2016-08-17)
    Little is known about how we perceive the size and shape of objects in far peripheral vision. Observations made during an artistic study of visual space suggest that objects appear smaller and compressed in the periphery ...
  • Facing the Spectator 

    Koenderink, Jan; van Doorn, Andrea; Pinna, Baingio; Pepperell, Robert (Sage, 2016-11)
    We investigated the familiar phenomenon of the uncanny feeling that represented people in frontal pose invariably appear to ‘‘face you’’ from wherever you stand. We deploy two different methods. The stimuli include the ...
  • 3D modeling and motion parallax for improved videoconferencing 

    Zhu, Zhe; Ralph, Martin; Pepperell, Robert; Burleigh, Alistair (Springer, 2016-06)
    We consider a face-to-face videoconferencing system that uses a Kinect camera at each end of the link for 3D modeling and an ordinary 2D display for output. The Kinect camera allows a 3D model of each participant to be ...
  • In the moment: designing for late stage dementia 

    Treadaway, Cathy; Prytherch, David; Kenning, Gail; Fennell, Jac (Design Research Society, 2016-06)
    This paper presents international multidisciplinary design research to support the wellbeing of people living with dementia. The LAUGH project aims to develop playful artefacts that will contribute to non-pharmacological ...
  • LAUGH: Designing to enhance positive emotion for people living with dementia 

    Treadaway, Cathy; Kenning, Gail; Prytherch, David; Fennell, Jac (Design and Emotion Society, 2016-09)
    Dementia comprises a number of degenerative neurological diseases. It is a complex condition and each person’s experience and symptoms are different. There is a growing awareness of the need for well-designed products and ...
  • From product to process: Reframing design research methods to support well being in the dementia care environment 

    Coleman, Steve; Treadaway, Cathy; Loudon, Gareth (Birmingham City University, 2016-09)
    The paper reports on the findings from a PhD study that investigates how creative activities can support the subjective wellbeing of individuals living with dementia in the residential care environment. The methodology for ...
  • Designing for wellbeing in late stage dementia 

    Treadaway, Cathy; Fennell, Jac; Kenning, Gail; Prytherch, David; Walters, Andy (Birmingham City University, 2016-09)
    This paper presents research that is developing new ways of supporting the wellbeing of people with late stage dementia through the development of playful objects. The LAUGH project is an international AHRC funded design ...
  • Avenues, values, and the muse: An ethnographic study of creative activity to support the wellbeing of residents living with dementia in residential care 

    Coleman, Steve; Treadaway, Cathy; Loudon, Gareth (Design and Emotion Society, 2016-09)
    This paper presents the preliminary ethnographic stage of an ongoing PhD project that aims to explore how ludic, and creative activities can support older residents living with dementia in residential care. Observations ...
  • Did ARBED I Save Energy in Wales’ Deprived Dwellings 

    Atkinson, Joanne; Littlewood, John; Karani, George; Geens, Andres (Elsevier, 2015)
    The results from three case study dwellings from Swansea, UK, which received retrofitted external wall insulation (EWI) through the first phase of the ARBED scheme in Wales as part of the Welsh Government's carbon emission ...
  • Testing Building Fabric Performance and the Impacts Upon Occupant Safety, Energy Use and Carbon Inefficiencies in Dwelling 

    Littlewood, John; Smallwood, I (Elsevier, 2015)
    Building fabric efficiency is a central tenet to increasing thermal performance and decreasing carbon emissions of domestic dwellings, promoted within the UK Government Zero Carbon homes policy framework. Increasing demands ...
  • Energy and Environmental Performance of the ‘Abertridwr Community’ – First Winter Season 

    Littlewood, John; Smallwood, I; Davies, G (Elsevier, 2014)
    This paper discusses initial findings from the first eight months (July 2013 to February 2014) of the environmental performance monitoring as part of a Technology Strategy Board funded Building Performance Evaluation ...
  • Maska 

    Green, James (g39 Contemporary Temporary Artspace, 2014-05)
    James Green’s work takes an interdisciplinary approach, that crosses between painting, sculpture, collage, mask making, print, and comic making. Inspiration for this work comes from a wide range of artists, places and ...
  • How can visual experience be depicted? A study of close-up double vision 

    Green, James; Pepperell, Robert (Sage, 2013-07-14)
    The attempt to record visual experience has been of central importance to many artists throughout the history of art. Vision itself is made up of many processes, both psychological and physiological, and is still only ...
  • THE SENSORIAL OBJECT 

    Mayo, Natasha; Preece, Zoe (Craft in the Bay, Cardiff, 2015-01-17)
    Curated by Natasha Mayo and Zoe Preece, this exhibition brought together new digital technologies with the long established traditions of ceramics, textiles and glass, to examine the ways in which artists explore the sense ...
  • The Digital Journeyman 

    Murphy, Ingrid (CIT Wandesford Quay Gallery, 2015-02)
    The Digital Journeyman is a show reel of artefacts, outcomes of a practice based research project exploring how new and emergent digital processes influence how we conceive, produce and perceive a crafted ceramic object. ...
  • The Rise of the Geek: Exploring Masculine Identity in The Big Bang Theory 

    Morgan, Ashley (Initiative for Critical Studies of Masculinity, 2014-08)
    This paper will analyse the growth in representation of geeks as a form of masculine identity in popular culture using examples from US TV sitcom, The Big Bang Theory (2007). Previously represented as marginalised, male ...
  • The Campanologist’s Teacup 

    Murphy, Ingrid; Pigott, Jon (Sensorial Object exhibition, 2015-03)
    The Campanologist’s Tea Cup is an interactive kinetic sound sculpture using ceramics objects and electromechanical devices, which explores intersections of technology, making and material process in ways that go beyond the ...

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