Posts Tagged ‘design for aging’

Rebola & Hermann Present on Computer-Human Interactions

Claudia Rebola (Associate Professor, Industrial Design) and Lili Hermann (Professor, Landscape Architecture) presented a paper at the Tenth International Conference on Advances in Computer-Human Interactions, in the special track, D4HA: Designing for Healthy Aging. Their paper entitled, Design Thinking as a Process for Innovative Older Adult Applications, introduced a seven-phase “P” methodology for design thinking addressing […]

Rebola and Cannon Organize IDSA NE Conference at RISD

Claudia Rebola (Associate Professor, Industrial Design) and Charlie Cannon (Department Head and Associate Professor, Industrial Design)  co-organized the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) Northeast District Design Conference, which was held at the Rhode Island School of Design last week. The conference was also organized with Ayse Birsel who is the Northeast District VP on the IDSA […]

ID Students design interventions for aging population

Dr. Claudia B. Rebola (Associate Professor, Industrial Design) has been published at the Providence Journal and the RISD News for a project conducted with students at the Industrial Design department. Students met with residents of Providence’s Laurelmead retirement community to understand their daily lives and needs, and developed meaningful health-related product ideas.  

Rebola students design responsibly

Dr. Claudia B. Rebola’s (Associate Professor, Industrial Design) graduate course work was featured at the Providence Business News with the article “Designs that keep the users in mind.” The class of ten graduate students met with twenty volunteers at a retirement home, to design products with an older population in mind.