Articles by Peter Dorrington

Dr. Dorrington is a Research Fellow, PDR (an International Centre for Design and Research), at Cardiff Metropolitan University. His interests span across the area of product design and manufacture, focusing on collaborative design practices to speed up innovation, and the use of emerging technologies such as desk-based 3D printing. This includes an understanding of the organizational settings required for their successful exploitation.

User-Centered Design Method for the Design of Assistive Switch Devices to Improve User Experience, Accessibility, and Independence

Abstract Despite an increasing awareness of user-centered design (UCD), there is limited discussion of how such approaches can be translated into the resource and time constrained environments of medical engineering departments; yet, much of the work in such environments involves the prescription and tailoring of equipment for an individual. This article explores the suitability of […] [Read More]