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DINED / Anthropometry in design

Use DINED's tools, data and resources to apply anthropometry in your design.

Anthropometry, the scientific study of measurements of the human body, can be a valuable source of information when designing products. DINED provides an overview on how anthropometric data can be used when facing design challenges.

Additionally, a set of free tools make it easy to explore, compare and utilise anthropometric data provided from a variety of sources. Allowing you to better incorporate anthropometric data in product design.


1D Database

The DINED 1D Database gives the possibility to compare anthropometric data from several studies available and to automate statistical calculations.

How it works

Use DINED's explanations to learn about applying different types of anthropometric data in design and find additional data and resources.

Reach envelopes

Easily determine how far a person can reach in a certain direction using the DINED reach envelopes.


DINED named a "good example" by the Dutch government

1 October 2015

The Dutch governmen recently released a memorandum on the future of science in the Netherlands: "Wetenschapsvisie 2025: keuzes voor de toekomst". It mentions DINED as a "good example" of an open dataset (p. 42).