Repair Motivation and Barriers Model

RMB model depicts the dynamic relationship between users, products, and repair activity.


It explains the key variables affecting people’s repair behaviour, specifically the motivations andbarriers related to product repair. This model could be of interest to designers who are concerned with the circular economy and sustainability generally and design for repair specifically. It providesinsight to design researchers and user behaviour researchers,especially those concerned with environmental sustainability.

Read more: “Repair motivation and barriers model: Investigating user perspectives related to product repair towards a circular economy”