MSc. Casais, M.

PhD candidate
Industrial Design

Biography

Mafalda Casais was born in Lisbon (Portugal) and did most her education there: three years studying illustration at Ar.Co, one year studying Graphic Design at ESTAL and later a bachelor in Design and a master in Product Design at the faculty of Architecture (UTL). Between 2008 and 2009, Mafalda lived in Italy, in the city of Genova.

Mafalda began her PhD research at TU Delft in the beginning of 2012, focusing on the symbolic value of household products, its influence on personal values, behaviour and self-expression and its contribution to subjective well-being of the user. 


Education

  • 2012 – current 
    PhD candidate at the Delft Institute of Positive Design, TU Delft 
  • 2009 – 2011
    Master in Product Design, Faculty of Architecture, Technical University of Lisbon (FAUTL) 
  • 2006 – 2009
    Bachelor in Design, Faculty of Architecture, Technical University of Lisbon (FAUTL)

Involved in the research project(s)

Mafalda Casais

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