From Ideality to Reality- a Case Study of Mondrian Style

  • Rungtai LinEmail author
  • Hui-Yueh Hsieh
  • Ming-Xean Sun
  • Ya-Juan Gao
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9741)


Ideality describes the arts striving toward perfection, beauty and refinement in all aspects of life. For reality, the product should also fit into a context of use and meet user requirements. Transforming “ideality” into “reality” involves more than considering the product design itself. It remains a challenge to represent use contexts and user needs in a way that designers with technical backgrounds are able to make direct use of them. When designing “arts” into “business”, we need a better understanding of human-art interaction not just for taking part in the humanity context, but also for developing the interactive experience of arts. Therefore, we propose a general framework for aesthetic design that applies to representing human-art interactions and translating aesthetics into user requirements in real product design cases. The intended purpose of this paper is to provide a framework for examining the way designers interact across the art and the interactive experiences of users in the design process.


User experience Cultural product design Mondrian style Aesthetics 



The authors gratefully acknowledges the support for this research provided by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan. Under Grants 103-2221-E-144 -001 -MY2 and 103-2410-H-144 -003 -MY2. The author also wishes to thank Dr. J.G. Kreifeldt.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rungtai Lin
    • 1
    Email author
  • Hui-Yueh Hsieh
    • 2
  • Ming-Xean Sun
    • 3
  • Ya-Juan Gao
    • 4
  1. 1.Graduate School of Creative Industry DesignNational Taiwan University of ArtsNew Taipei CityTaiwan
  2. 2.Visual Communication Design DepartmentMing Chi University of TechnologyNew Taipei CityTaiwan
  3. 3.Institute of Applied ArtsNational Chiao Tung UniversityHsinchuTaiwan
  4. 4.Academy of Art and DesignWuhan Technology and Business UniversityWuhanPeople’s Republic of China

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