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School of Design · Te Kura Hoahoa


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  • Mokhtar, Sarah (Victoria University of Wellington, 2014)
    It is said that one in five adults will be affected by some form of mental disorder every year, and nearly half the population (45%) will experience a mental disorder at some stage in their life (SaneAustralia, 2004). This ...
  • Beeden, Eleanor (Victoria University of Wellington, 2015)
    This thesis investigates the cultural value of selfies. The selfie is an artifact of self-representation in network culture, and its communication of identity parallels that of historical self-portraiture. This research ...
  • Irvine, James (Victoria University of Wellington, 2015)
    Designing for sports equipment demands excellence. The sheer nature of competition drives athletes to achieve the unachievable. This obsession to improve shifts from the athlete to the designer. The continual development ...
  • Taito-Taaalii Matamua, Lionel (Victoria University of Wellington, 2015)
    This research addresses the serious issue of plastic waste in the Pacific. Using Samoa as a case study, we hypothesise that distributed recycling combined with 3D printing offers an opportunity to re-purpose and add new ...
  • Lam, Steven (Victoria University of Wellington, 2016)
    This thesis examines how mobile technologies can contribute towards bridging physical and virtual space through interactive, and location-specific, media experiences. Building on a research analysis of contextual discussions ...

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