Exploring Conceptual Play Furniture For Children

Muhyiddin, Mohammed and Ong, Wen Qi (2020) Exploring Conceptual Play Furniture For Children. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC & TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH, 9 (3). pp. 255-259. ISSN 2277-8616

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Abstract

This study conducted to investigate play furniture for children. There is various type of furniture for children but not all are suitable for children. Play is necessary for every children childhood. A play furniture design for children must be impact resistance, durable, safety and smooth materials. Play as progress concerns the belief that the purpose of play is to learn something useful. Play is a means to improve or enable psychological or social needs. The objectives are to identify the type of play furniture, analyse which type of play furniture is suitable for children and to design a conceptual play furniture for children at home. The anthropometric data will help on full-scale dimensions for designing an ergonomics play furniture for children. The implementation data will help in designing a comfortable, safety, ergonomic and good sitting posture for children. Furthermore, exploration on the height of Asian children and also materials used. The research approach used in this study are quantitative and qualitative. There were randomly 59 samples of parents to do a survey about the design and features of play furniture and 17 children age between 4 to 6 years old to choose their preferred colour as a guideline on the designed children play furniture. The result of the average children 4 to 6 years old height is 93cm-114cm for girls and 95cm-116cm for boys. In total 37.3% of parents select a minimalist concep

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Play furniture, Children, Ergonomic, Conceptual, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TT Handicrafts Arts and crafts
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Institute of Design & Innovation (InDI)
Depositing User: Mohammed
Date Deposited: 09 Sep 2020 08:18
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2020 08:35
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/31691

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