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Nomad - A study on furniture you don‘t hate moving with

Aussem, Philipp (2020) In Diploma work IDEM05 20201
Industrial Design
Abstract
We live in a world where people
move in-between countries every
day, every month, every year. Family,
work, education, those are only some
of the motivators for getting out of
the comfort zone and starting a new
adventure, sometimes even abroad.
This dissertation investigates students
and how they handle the furniture of
their private living spaces during their
time in academic mobility.

Academic mobility generalizes the
state of moving for an academic
purpose, for example starting a
bachelor’s programme and therefore
having to move to a new city or
country. For many students, this leads
to a decision that has to be made:
Will - and can - they transport the
already possessed furniture to the
new environment, given... (More)
We live in a world where people
move in-between countries every
day, every month, every year. Family,
work, education, those are only some
of the motivators for getting out of
the comfort zone and starting a new
adventure, sometimes even abroad.
This dissertation investigates students
and how they handle the furniture of
their private living spaces during their
time in academic mobility.

Academic mobility generalizes the
state of moving for an academic
purpose, for example starting a
bachelor’s programme and therefore
having to move to a new city or
country. For many students, this leads
to a decision that has to be made:
Will - and can - they transport the
already possessed furniture to the
new environment, given that it is not
or only partially furnished, or do they
organize new furniture once they
arrive?

To get more detailed information on
how the situation used to be and still
is, a survey was created to investigate
students moving behaviour and how
they dealt with the furniture situation.
Furthermore, the most important
interior objects were bed, desk and
closet, which are needed for living
and working. Leisure items like a
couch or a side table were rated way
less important.

In general, the research shows that
there is an issue with furniture in the
life of a mobile student. Moreover,
the target audience has problems
with handling the situation to a level
where they are 100 % satisfied and
that creating alternatives needs to be
investigated further. (Less)
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author
Aussem, Philipp
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IDEM05 20201
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H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
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Diploma work
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LUT-DVIDE/ EX--20/50469SE
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language
English
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9007983
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@misc{9007983,
  abstract     = {We live in a world where people
move in-between countries every
day, every month, every year. Family,
work, education, those are only some
of the motivators for getting out of
the comfort zone and starting a new
adventure, sometimes even abroad.
This dissertation investigates students
and how they handle the furniture of
their private living spaces during their
time in academic mobility.

Academic mobility generalizes the
state of moving for an academic
purpose, for example starting a
bachelor’s programme and therefore
having to move to a new city or
country. For many students, this leads
to a decision that has to be made:
Will - and can - they transport the
already possessed furniture to the
new environment, given that it is not
or only partially furnished, or do they
organize new furniture once they
arrive?

To get more detailed information on
how the situation used to be and still
is, a survey was created to investigate
students moving behaviour and how
they dealt with the furniture situation.
Furthermore, the most important
interior objects were bed, desk and
closet, which are needed for living
and working. Leisure items like a
couch or a side table were rated way
less important.

In general, the research shows that
there is an issue with furniture in the
life of a mobile student. Moreover,
the target audience has problems
with handling the situation to a level
where they are 100 % satisfied and
that creating alternatives needs to be
investigated further.},
  author       = {Aussem, Philipp},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  series       = {Diploma work},
  title        = {Nomad - A study on furniture you don‘t hate moving with},
  year         = {2020},
}