Furniture Design as a Means to Support Children's Learning Interest and Motivation
This study aims to analyze the effect of furniture design on children's motivation and interest in learning. The type of research method was comparative descriptive, where fact-finding was conducted, as well as cause and effect relationships, are sought. The subjects of this study were 10 kindergarten schools in Coblong, Bandung. Random sampling was also conducted with a sample size of 50 students. The research analysis used statistics to determine whether there is an influence of predetermined variables, and the research instrument used was a questionnaire for these variables. This study discusses several variables, which are the indicators of assessment to determine the relationship between furniture design and interest in learning, including two variables, namely furniture design (X) and interest, and children's learning motivation (Y). Furniture design variables include color combinations, imaginative furniture, and product quality. Meanwhile, the variables of interest and motivation to learn include children's attitudes in learning activities, persistence in learning, children's learning interests, and children's independence in doing assignments. The variables that we analyzed are the furniture design variable. This variable is intended to find out the influence of the shape of the furniture product and the interest variable. Children's learning motivation is intended to find out how the response or the final result of the product's influence on interest and motivation of children learning.