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  • ASSOCIATION OF PARK-USE, PREFERENCES OF PARK FEATURES, AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AMONG CITY RESIDENTS VARYING IN SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS 

    Pineda, Emily (East Carolina University, 2014)
    Public parks can play a substantial role in increasing physical activity (PA) because they offer a wide range of either free or low-cost activities. For many Americans, there are limitations on the environment and resources ...
  • Decadent Afterlife 

    McAteer, Michael Patrick (East Carolina University, 2012)
    "Decadent Afterlife" has been a way for me to harness and channel my personal responses to the experiences in my life and display them. This thesis can be viewed as two series of work about control, mortality, and the ...
  • Designing Ceramics for Social Events 

    Bailey, William Gaines (East Carolina University, 2015)
    My work considers the role of functional objects in common rituals. I am investigating how handcrafted ceramics can fit the demands of social events in both functional and decorative capacities. Specifically my thesis work ...
  • Formal Elements, Wearable Jewelry 

    Jovanovic, Dejan (East Carolina University, 2012)
    In my master's thesis and exhibition entitled Formal Elements, Wearable Jewelry, I explore the creative influences that inspire me to work in this medium. Texture, surface, line and movement contribute to a personal ...
  • Formed By Desire : An Investigation Of The Relationship Between Playfulness And Design 

    Garcia, Laritza (East Carolina University, 2012)
    My personal development and professional training have led me to believe that playful attitudes help people cope, problem-solve and can offer emotional lightness. The Formed by Desire collection is comprised of three ...
  • Growth Patterns 

    Zumbro, Leia (East Carolina University, 2012)
    The presence of formulaic growth patterns such as fractals and the divine proportion in the botanical, animal and physical landscape inspire and intrigue me. Fractals are characterized by self-similarity, in which the ...
  • Heirloom : An Examination of Value, Family History and Personal Identity 

    Heuss, Abigail (East Carolina University, 2012)
    This document is written in support of the creative body of work entitled The Art of Remembering-A Genealogy Project. The focus of my graduate research is the collection and preservation of my own family stories. This ...
  • An Interview with Yotburd : Creating as a Collector 

    Lechtenberg, Zachery (East Carolina University, 2015)
    As an artist I believe it is important to present work in a new way rather than continually looking to traditional methods. The context for the presentation and distribution of art is changing and the collectors of art ...
  • Meeting Eye To Eye : How Trained Designers And Typical Viewers See Design Pieces : And Their Implications For Contemporary Design Education 

    Dockery, Tyler (East Carolina University, 2012)
    This study investigated and compared gaze patterns of typical viewers and trained designers to learn if there are differences in the gaze patterns between the two groups. Using eye tracking technology, participants were ...
  • Rhythm to the Art Educator 

    Colby, Brooke (East Carolina University, 2009)
    Rhythm is a basic principle of art, taught to beginners and explored by master artists. However, rhythm is a difficult concept to understand and apply visually. The basic definition of rhythm is defined, and the use of ...
  • Safe design of skyrise greenery in Singapore 

    Behm, Michael; Poh, Choon Hock (2012)
    Singapore is transforming from a “garden city” to a “City-in-a-Garden”. Designing for safety is recognized by researchers and some governments as a best practice in facilitating eventual worker safety within the built ...
  • Safe Design Suggestions for Vegetated Roofs 

    Behm, Michael (2012-08)
    Rooftop vegetation is becoming increasingly popular because of its environmental benefits and its ability to earn green-building certification credits. With the exception of one international guideline, there is little ...
  • Seeking Comfort 

    Bailey, Alison (East Carolina University, 2015)
    I believe that objects once possessed by a loved one can vividly revive one's memories  and have the power to evoke comfort and nostalgia. The contrast, color, repetition, and tactile  qualities of my pieces preserve these ...