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The introduction of electronics into jewellery design: an examination of priorities established throughout the design process

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posted on 16.01.2018, 10:00 authored by J.W. Morley
The research is concerned with exploring the possibilities of introducing active electronic circuitry into jewellery design. It is concerned with the cataloguing of functional and aesthetic decisions in two main ways. Firstly, those decisions relating to the combination of dissimilar technologies, this involves the discussion of appropriate materials, functional problems and the emerging technical aesthetic. Secondly, and implicit to this development, the detailed examination of the contexts in which solutions to problems emerge; the particular consideration of the extent to which these are defined by the technical problems, or organization of them to establish a particular emphasis in design. [Continues.]



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A Master's Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Master of Philosophy at Loughborough University.



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