3.4.2 Six design strategies (2/3)

Course subject(s) Module 3. Longer Lasting Products

Dr Conny Bakker interviews Marcel den Hollander, industrial designer and PhD researcher at TU Delft. In this second video Marcel explains six design principles for longer lasting products.

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  • Design for attachment and trust is about creating products that will be loved, liked or trusted longer.
  • Design for durability is about developing products that can take wear and tear.
  • Design for standardisation and compatibility is aimed at creating products with parts that fit other products as well.
  • Design for ease of maintenance and repair enables products to be maintained in tip-top condition.
  • Design for upgradability and adaptability allows for future expansion and modification.
  • Design for disassembly and reassembly ensures product parts can be separated and reassembled easily.
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