Bio

Dr. MAINA SAMUEL MWITURIA. (PhD)


Personal Information

Contact Address

Name Samuel Mwituria Maina Address School of the Art and Design, P.o box 30179 Nairobi Tell-0733-350910 E-mail-mwituria@yahoo.co.uk NATIONALITY Kenyan

Areas Of Specialization

SAMUEL MWITURIA MAINA (PhD)

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Curriculum Vitae

I am a senior lecturer and researcher at the school of the Arts and Design (StAD), University of Nairobi. I hold a PhD in Design. My PhD thesis was titled “integration of an eco-ethical strategy into product life cycle in Nairobi”. On this issue of eco-ethics, I have researched, written and exhibited in various fora and collaborations.

Publications


2021

Maina.  2021.  CONTEXTUALIZING CULTURAL SCULPTURE INTO PUBLIC SPACES FOR ALL. Design For All Journal of India. 16(1)
Maina.  2021.  CONTEXTUALIZING CULTURAL SCULPTURE INTO PUBLIC SPACES FOR ALL. Design For All Journal of India. 16(1)
Maina, kiswili.  2021.  HAIR THEN, HAIR NOW: AFRICAN STYLING BECOMING LEISURE FOR ALL. Design For All Journal of India. 16(1):112-146.
Maina, ndugu.  2021.  RELATIVITY OF INDIGENOUS EAST AFRICAN DESIGN CHAMPIONS: JACQUE NJERI, MARC VAN RAMPELBERG. Design For All Journal of India. 16(1):75-111.
Maina, ndugu.  2021.  RELATIVITY OF INDIGENOUS EAST AFRICAN DESIGN CHAMPIONS: JACQUE NJERI, MARC VAN RAMPELBERG. Design For All Journal of India. 16(1):75-111.
Maina.  2021.  TRANSITIONAL ITINERARY OF VERNACULAR BASKETRY IN EAST AFRICA. Design For All Journal of India. 16(1):41-74.
Maina.  2021.  TRANSITIONAL ITINERARY OF VERNACULAR BASKETRY IN EAST AFRICA. Design For All Journal of India. 16(1):41-74.
Maina, Kemboi, D.C., munyaga, mounde.  2021.  STRUCTURE OF DESIGN FIRMS WITHIN NAIROBI: CASE STUDY OF A+ PLUS INTERIORS, AVOCADO CREATIVE STUDIOS AND DALBERG DESIGN. Design For All Journal of India. 16(1):12-40.
Maina, Kemboi, D.C., munyaga, mounde.  2021.  STRUCTURE OF DESIGN FIRMS WITHIN NAIROBI: CASE STUDY OF A+ PLUS INTERIORS, AVOCADO CREATIVE STUDIOS AND DALBERG DESIGN. Design For All Journal of India. 16(1):12-40.
Maina, Kemboi, D.C., munyaga, mounde.  2021.  STRUCTURE OF DESIGN FIRMS WITHIN NAIROBI: CASE STUDY OF A+ PLUS INTERIORS, AVOCADO CREATIVE STUDIOS AND DALBERG DESIGN. Design For All Journal of India. 16(1):12-40.
Maina, wanjiku.  2021.  From Vernacular to Modern: Transitioning East African Traditional House Design to Contemporary. Africa Habitat Review. 14(3):2081-2093.
Maina, akach, osanjo.  2021.  CO-DESIGN: CATALYST FOR INCLUSION IN THE DESIGN PROCESS. Machakos University Press.

2020

Maina.  2020.  Design Materials and Processes Vol 6. , Saarbrucken, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishers
Maina, mwihaki.  2020.  Social-Cultural Impact of Bead work in East Africa: the Nexus between the Dinka, Samburu & Masaai Ethnicities. International Journal of Innovative Research & Development. 9(7):87-94.
Maina, mwihaki.  2020.  Use of Sustainable Non-Contemporary Materials by East African Multi-Disciplinary Artists: Case of Sanaa Gateja, Evans Ngure and Samson Ssenkaaba. International Journal of Innovative Research & Development. 9(11):140-148.
Maina, Mwangi, J.W..  2020.  Women’s socio-economic empowerment and environmental wildlife conservation. HE AWSC THIRD ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE STATUS OF AFRICAN WOMEN (October 14th -16th, 2020). :20-28.
Maina.  2020.  Ontology of Vernacular Interior and Exterior House Decorations in East Africa. International Journal of Innovative Research & Development. 9(8):32-41.
Maina, makunda, chesaro.  2020.  Waste Minimization Strategy for Sustainable Interior Design. Africa Habitat Review. 14(2):1831-1841.

2019

  2019.  Design Materials and Processes Vol 5. , Saarbrucken, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishers
Maina.  2019.  How to write a Good Proposal. , Nairobi: Frajopa Printers & Publishers Mall
Maina, njeru, munene.  2019.  Mainstreaming adaptive standards for multi-purpose interior design in low-cost housing projects: a case study of the kibera Soweto east housing project in Kenya. International Journal of Innovative Research & Development. 8(10):315-239.
Maina, kamuiru.  2019.  Traditional Jewellery of Agikuyu of Central Kenya: Materials and Use. Africa Design Review Journal. 1(1):124-160.
Maina, ambole.  2019.  Inclusive Paradigm Integrating Innovation to Industrialising Economies. Africa Design Review Journal. 1(1):115-122.
Maina.  2019.  Matatu Design Culture: An Iconographic Analysis. Africa Habitat Review. 1(1):74-86.
Maina.  2019.  An Evaluation of Interior Styles in the Serviced Apartment Sector In Nairobi. Africa Habitat Review. 1(1):54-73.
Maina.  2019.  Enhancing Children's Health Lifestyle Through Desirable Durable Toys. Africa Habitat Review. 1(1):26-53.

2018

Maina.  2018.  Design Materials and Processes Vol 4. , Saarbrucken, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishers
Maina.  2018.  Design Materials and Processes VOL 2. , Saarbrucken, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishers
James Mundia, Maina SM.  2018.  Amalgamation of a bookshop and a bookstore to meet contemporary readership needs in Kenya, Creativity and innovation . CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION JOURNAL REVISTA CREATIVITATE ŞI INOVARE/. 12 (2):250-279.
Maina, Allela.  2018.  THE ROLE OF MATERIAL RESEARCH IN PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY OF HANDICRAFT INDUSTRIES IN KENYA. CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION JOURNAL REVISTA CREATIVITATE ŞI INOVARE/.

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