• Addressing the issue of stigma-free design through critical design workshops 

      Torkildsby, Anne Britt; Vaes, Kristof (Chapter, 2019)
      Stereotypes and prejudices are a ubiquitous cultural phenomenon that can impinge on peoples’ wellbeing. Moreover, the power of public stigma can make users of certain products experience discrimination, alienation, and ...
    • Critical design – a new paradigm for teaching and learning universal design 

      Torkildsby, Anne Britt (Chapter, 2017)
      The critical design method, which was originally developed as a tool for designers, architects, engineers, etc. to open the (design) brief when designing “extreme environments” of the future [1a] – in so doing throwing ...
    • Existential Design Applied in Universal Design Settings 

      Torkildsby, Anne Britt (Chapter, 2016)
      Abstract: The critical design method aims to discuss ways of opening up the (design) brief when planning, designing, building, operating and maintaining the future of the built environment – public as well as private, ...
    • The Meaning of Comfort in the Intensive Care Unit 

      Olausson, Sepideh; Isabell, Fridh; Lindahl, Berit Kristina; Torkildsby, Anne Britt (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Providing comfort in an intensive care unit (ICU) setting is often related to pain relief and end-of-life care; environmental factors are often neglected, despite the major role of the environment on the patients’ well-being ...