My Desk is my Castle: Exploring Personalization Cultures

My Desk is my Castle: Exploring Personalization Cultures


The table is a spot of labor and of motion, however it additionally serves as a spot to express own issues and personal tastes. therefore it usually characterizes in methods a cloth and symbolic harmony. The table isn't just very informative in itself, but in addition should always be studied and understood within the context of its cultural, gender-specific, and field-related atmosphere. the focal point of this research is a comparative research of using desks. Desks in insurance firms, banks, administrative professionals, name facilities, and layout studios in twelve nations on all continents have been studied. This ebook provides the implications within the kind of large visible fabric, empirical analyses, and demanding essays. The research was once performed by means of the Köln overseas tuition of layout (KISD) in collaboration with universities in Hong Kong; ny; Seoul; Taipei; Curitiba, Brazil; Pune, India; Auckland; Milan; and Fukuoka, Japan.

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