Methods and Means for Kansei Design

Levy, P. , Yamanaka, T. & Tomico, O. (2009). Methods and Means for Kansei Design. In ErgoDesign2009 (online). Lyon, France.

⌈Résumé⌋ Through the example of three projects, this paper describes emerging methods and means used in the field of Kansei design studies:
- The use of tools built for psychophysiology and for constructive psychology in order to support designers’ work focusing on human beings’ behaviours and mental schemes;
- The use of knowledge created by psychophysiological research as an inspirational source for industrial design, taking into consideration the latest scientific progress in psychophysiology;
- The use of psychophysiology tools to complete design requirements. Each point presented here is supported by an applicative example.