• Cold cuts : visions of refrigerators in United States media, 1942-1968 

    Gansky, Paul Alton (2011-05)
    After World War II in the United States, the household refrigerator and freezer became interwoven into a domestic reality defined by consumption, mechanical innovation, and a tension between spatial isolation and cultural ...
  • Design and the qualities of craft 

    Culpepper, Lindsey L. (2012-05)
    During my research, I’ve studied craft through various lenses as a way to explore the realm of meaningful experiences within material culture. It is through an understanding of materials and process, through craft, that ...
  • Design for reflective behavioral change 

    Xu, Yi, M.F.A. (2012-05)
    This report is concerned with using design to encourage reflective behavioral change through the use of everyday objects. Many designers have studied behavioral change in the context of sustainability and social interaction ...
  • Metaphor as design inspiration 

    Qian, YanYan (2004)
  • Space within : Frederick Kiesler and the architecture of an idea 

    McGuire, Laura (2014-05)
    From 1922-1942, the Austrian-American architect and designer Frederick Jacob Kiesler (1890-1965) designed architecture based on the idea that it must complement the physiological and psychological processes of the human ...