# DIVE INTO POSITIVE DESIGN LITERATURE

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# Recommended Literature

Calvo, R. A. & Peters, D. (2014). Positive Computing: Technology for Wellbeign and Human Potential, MIT Press. *Find the book here.*

Desmet, P.M.A. (2013). Positive design: *Delft students design for our well-being*. 1st edition. Delft: Delft University of Technology. ISBN: 978-94-6186-912- Find the paper *here.*

Desmet, P.M.A., & Hassenzahl, M. (2012). Towards happiness: Possibility-driven design. In M. Zacarias & J.V. de Oliveria (Eds.), *Human-computer interaction: The agency perspective* (pp. 3-27). Berlin: Springer. *Find the chapter here.*

Desmet, P.M.A., & Pohlmeyer, A.E. (2013). Positive design: An introduction to design for subjective well-being. *International Journal of Design*, 7(3), 5-1. *Find the paper here.*

Diefenbach, S. (2018). Positive technology–A powerful partnership between positive psychology and interactive technology. A discussion of potential and challenges. *Journal of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing*, 2(1), 1-22. *Find the paper here.*

Hassenzahl, M. (2010). Experience Design: Technology for All the Right Reasons, Morgan & Claypool. *Find the book here.*

Petermans, A. & Cain, R. (2019) (Eds.).* Design for Wellbeing: an applied approach.* Routledge: Abingdon. *Find the book here.*

Pohlmeyer, A.E. (2012). Design for happiness.* Interfaces*, 92, 8-11. *Find the paper here.*

Pohlmeyer, A.E., & Desmet, P.M.A. (2017). From good to the greater good. In J. Chapman (Ed.), *Routledge book of sustainable product design* (pp. 469-486). London: Taylor & Francis. *Find the chapter here.*

# Books

# Book Chapters

# Journal Articles

Casais, M., et al. (2018). Objects with symbolic meaning: 16 directions to inspire design for well-being. *Journal of Design Research,* 16(3-4): 247-281. *Find the paper here.*

Diefenbach, S. (2018). Positive technology–A powerful partnership between positive psychology and interactive technology. A discussion of potential and challenges. *Journal of Positive Psychology and Wellbeing*, 2(1), 1-22. *Find the paper here.*

Zhang, P. (2007). Toward a positive design theory: Principles for designing motivating information and communication technology. *Advances in appreciative inquiry*, 2(1), 45-74. *Find the paper here.*

# Conference Papers

Beckmann & T. Gross (Eds.), *INTERACT 2015 Adjunct Proceedings: International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (Vol. 22). (pp. 153-160).* Bamberg: University of Bamberg Press.*Find the paper here.*

Burmester, M., Zeiner, K.M., Laib, M., Hermosa Perrino, C., & Queßeleit, M.L. (2015). Experience design and positive design as an alternative to classical human factors approaches. In C. *Find the paper here. *