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The development of design specification for ergonomics sofa in Malaysia


Khairul Azhar Mat Daud and Ahmad Rasdan Ismail and Suriatini Ismail and Nik Zulkarnaen Khidzir (2016) The development of design specification for ergonomics sofa in Malaysia. In: Proceedings of the AHFE 2016 International Conference on Ergonomics in Design, 27-31 Jul 2016, Walt Disney World, Florida, USA.


To design and develop a sofa that has ergonomic features, designers should identify the features are need to design sofa. To
knowing and understanding the appropriate design which concurrent with market demand, the designers must to conduct
market survey among users whose are need and use sofa. The desires of users to have a sofa that has the characteristics of safety
and health should be examined from a variety of factors. The draft and sketching sofa with an attractive design and meet
customer requirements, design specifications need to be developed first. This paper will explain how to develop sofa’s design
specifications which have ergonomic features for users in Malaysia. Market survey was organized among three main groups of
sofa’s user that is sofa users, sofa makers and sofa retailer.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Design specification: Ergonomics sofa: Sofa users: Sofa makers: Sofa retailers
Faculty/Centre/Office: Faculty of Architecture and Ekistics
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