Application of Universal Design for Design Improvement of Hangers

  • Peng-Jyun LiuEmail author
  • Ching-yi Wang
  • Yi-Chun Hshieh
  • Lin-Chu Su
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 972)


This study used the Universal Design method to explore the use of hangers and improve the design of hangers. The study was conducted in two phases. First, investigated the habits and problems of the use of hangers, as well as the situation of the force when using the hangers. Two new types of hangers were designed based on the survey results. Second, the new type of hangers designed as the stimulus samples were used to investigate the five senses of the user’s visual perception and post-use operational feelings. The design of the new-style hangers was adjusted according to the survey results, and a new type of hanger products was proposed. A product is based on user experience and general design principles.


Universal design Hanger PPP evaluation questionnaire User experience 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peng-Jyun Liu
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Ching-yi Wang
    • 1
  • Yi-Chun Hshieh
    • 1
  • Lin-Chu Su
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Creative Product DesignAsia UniversityTaichungTaiwan, ROC
  2. 2.Institute of Applied ArtsNational Chiao Tung UniversityHsinchuTaiwan

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