The negative emotion typology tool aims to provide a rich and varied database about the nuances of negative emotions.

The tool is an initiative of the Delft Institute of Positive Design, part of the Delft University of Technology. The research was supported by CRISP.


For any questions or suggestions, please email: s.f.fokkinga@tudelft.nl


Research, Text & Project lead

Steven Fokkinga1


Research contributors

Deger Ozkaramanli;1 & Pieter Desmet1

Agneta Fischer2 & Disa Sauter2



Layout and design: Beatrijs Voorneman3

Development: Johan Langendoen4

Concept: Steven Fokkinga, Beatrijs Voorneman & Johan Langendoen



Illustrations: Freya Ruijs5

Story: Steven Fokkinga & Deger Ozkaramanli


Movie clips

Steven Fokkinga, Deger Ozkaramanli, Andriy Yasynetskyy6, Agneta Fischer & Disa Sauter


Special thanks to

Paul Hekkert6

Gijs Ockeloen3


1Delft Institute of Positive Design

2University of Amsterdam

3Reframing Studio

4De Wortel van Drie

5JAM Visual Thinking

6Delft University of Technology