SCAD / 2013
- Industrial Design
- Interaction Design
The Internet has made its way into all aspects of daily life. For the generations that grew up around computers, this is awesome. However, for the generations that are just catching up, all these “connected” devices can seem cold, impersonal, isolated, and anti-social. Families used to gather around the television; now everyone has their face buried in their smartphone or laptop. Portal is an attempt to connect an older generation while reuniting families around the digital hearth.
Cultural probes ready to go out to research participants. Each cultural probe contained five exercises aimed at answering the following questions: