Comfort and Design: Principles and Good Practice explores the importance of comfort as it relates to the design of the workplace environment and end-user products. The gap between comfort theory and design practice is bridged with numerous case history examples that demonstrate the benefits of incorporating comfort as a design criteria, and how discomfort reduction will result in positive returns from a business perspective.
Suitable for a variety of readers, including designers, health and safety professionals interested in ergonomics, and managers interested in improving the bottom line profitability of their operations, this book serves as a guide to develop and implement effective design strategies for a comfortable environment.
"This book presents a high level view of the importance of comfort in workplace/product design, and reinforces this concept with real world practical examples." — Greg Gia, CIH, CSP