Welcome to Affect - the Centre for Affective Design Research at Massey University. We focus on creating desirable, meaningful and appropriate experiences through theoretical and applied design research projects.
In the 21st century products of all kinds, shapes and forms
are manufactured at unprecedented rates. They fill our
homes, offices, and storage spaces. When the lives of these
products are over, they are dumped or discarded to storage.
These surplus ‘things' still contain embedded value,
untold stories, and the possibility of different
applications and life in a third age. More..
This project was a three phase trial that was run as part of
the postgraduate paper People, Technology and Design which
considers people in relation to the physical environment and
design technology. The trial employed two different
assessment methods each requiring interaction with two
different backpacks. More..
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