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DemChair

Alvaro, Kingfer (2017) In Diploma work IDEL01 20171
Industrial Design
Abstract
An armchair is a necessity all of us have at home or in our work place.
Sitting is often more comfortable than standing, but sitting is not the
best option when it comes to our health. As we grow older, our bodies
weaken and standing in a longer period gets more difficult. Here is where
I started this project.

A nursing home for the elderly with dementia called the Fullriggaren
contacted the school about the troubles they are having with their
furnitures and asked If there is someone that can help them to design a
suitable armchair for the patients that lives in the facility.

The main purpose of this project is to design an armchair that is suitable
for the elderly with demetia that lives in the nursing home. An armchair
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An armchair is a necessity all of us have at home or in our work place.
Sitting is often more comfortable than standing, but sitting is not the
best option when it comes to our health. As we grow older, our bodies
weaken and standing in a longer period gets more difficult. Here is where
I started this project.

A nursing home for the elderly with dementia called the Fullriggaren
contacted the school about the troubles they are having with their
furnitures and asked If there is someone that can help them to design a
suitable armchair for the patients that lives in the facility.

The main purpose of this project is to design an armchair that is suitable
for the elderly with demetia that lives in the nursing home. An armchair
that is specially made to make their daily lives more comfortable with its
unique materials, shape, ergonomic features, no triggers for the patients
and a special cushion that minimizes sores and pains from sitting in a
longer period of time. (Less)
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author
Alvaro, Kingfer
supervisor
organization
course
IDEL01 20171
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
publication/series
Diploma work
report number
ISRN: LUT-DVIDE/ EX--17/50363-SE
language
English
id
8920428
date added to LUP
2017-07-11 13:14:51
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2017-07-11 13:14:51
@misc{8920428,
  abstract     = {An armchair is a necessity all of us have at home or in our work place.
Sitting is often more comfortable than standing, but sitting is not the
best option when it comes to our health. As we grow older, our bodies
weaken and standing in a longer period gets more difficult. Here is where
I started this project.

A nursing home for the elderly with dementia called the Fullriggaren
contacted the school about the troubles they are having with their
furnitures and asked If there is someone that can help them to design a
suitable armchair for the patients that lives in the facility.

The main purpose of this project is to design an armchair that is suitable
for the elderly with demetia that lives in the nursing home. An armchair
that is specially made to make their daily lives more comfortable with its
unique materials, shape, ergonomic features, no triggers for the patients
and a special cushion that minimizes sores and pains from sitting in a
longer period of time.},
  author       = {Alvaro, Kingfer},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  series       = {Diploma work},
  title        = {DemChair},
  year         = {2017},
}