Positive Design in Journal of Positive Psychology

Pieter M. A. Desmet

In his recurring column in the (Dutch) Journal of Positive Psychology (Tijdschrift Positieve Psychologie), Pieter Desmet describes inspiring well-being-driven products and services designed by students and researchers of the TU Delft faculty of Industrial Design Engineering.

In April 2018, a booklet was published with the ten first columns.
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Reference
Desmet, P.M.A. (2018). Positive Design: Delft students design for our well-being. Delft: Delft University of Technology. ISBN: 978-94-6186-912-8

Separate columns can be downloaded below (in Dutch and English versions)

The street debater: From beggar to street artist
Design by Tomo Kihara

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Reference
Desmet, P.M.A. (2018). De straat debater: Van bedelaar naar straatartiest. Tijdschrift Positieve Psychologie, 4(2),83-85.

 

Tinytask: Your daily dose of happiness
Design by Hans Ruitenberg

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Reference
Desmet, P.M.A. (2018). Tinytask: Your daily dose of happiness. Tijdschrift Positieve Psychologie, 4(1), 80-84.

 

Fizzy & Stickz: Take the woods to the hospital
Design by Boudewijn Boon

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Reference
Desmet, P.M.A. (2017). Fizzy & Stickz: Take the woods to the hospital. Tijdschrift Positieve Psychologie, 3(4), 56-60.

 

The Goedzak: Give your old things a new life
Design by Simon Akkaya

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Reference
Desmet, P.M.A. (2017). The Goedzak: Give your old things a new life. Tijdschrift Positieve Psychologie, 3(3), 68-71.

 

Punching, kicking, stroking and rocking: Glowb calms you during a psychological crisis
Design by Maik de Rooij

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Reference
Desmet, P.M.A. (2017). Punching, kicking, stroking and rocking: Glowb calms you during a psychological crisis. Tijdschrift Positieve Psychologie, 3(2), 66-70.

 

Embassy of Youth: Loitering teens of Rotterdam-Zuid discover their unique talents
Design by Lisa van de Merwe

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Reference
Desmet, P.M.A. (2017). Embassy of Youth: Loitering teens of Rotterdam-Zuid discover their unique talents. Tijdschrift Positieve Psychologie, 3(1), 62-66.

 

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Stadsdorp Story: Designing for the general happiness of the community
Design by Hester van Zuthem

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Reference
Desmet, P.M.A. (2016) Stadsdorp Story: Designing for the general happiness of the community. Tijdschrift Positieve Psychologie, 2 (4), 62-66.

 

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Billy Cash: Saving for happiness
Design by Santiago de Francisco
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Reference
Desmet, P.M.A. (2016). Billy Cash: Saving for happiness. Tijdschrift Positieve Psychologie, 2 (3), 58-61.

 

tpp-2016-03_snuffel-knuffel-1Present Moments: A relaxing ritual for children
Design by Jonas Bähr

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Reference
Desmet, P.M.A. (2016). Present Moments: A relaxing ritual for children. Tijdschrift Positieve Psychologie, 2 (2), 56-58.

 

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Design by Job Jansweijer

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Reference
Desmet, P.M.A. (2016). Konnekt: The barrier as game board. Tijdschrift Positieve Psychologie, 2 (1), 80-82.

 

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Uniekies: Your disability as your superpower
Design by Janine Innemee
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Reference
Desmet, P.M.A. (2015). Uniekies: Your disability as your superpower. Tijdschrift Positieve Psychologie, 1 (1), 84-88.

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