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School of Design · Te Kura Hoahoa


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  • 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 ...
  • Steel, Emily (Victoria University of Wellington, 2015)
    Natural, wearable game controllers explores how people interact with games and their potential uses. Since the early days of personal computing video games have been used for more than just fun. Such uses include exploration ...
  • Cantlon, Olwyn (Victoria University of Wellington, 2015)
    My thesis is an investigation of design in print in New Zealand circa 1880 – 1914, the period in which it is generally accepted graphic design began in the industrial Western nations. The medium of design studied is New ...

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