Over the break I’ve been doing lots of design concepts, knowing that the biggest issues in a relationship between couples is communication and trust. So, then I asked myself how would I design a product where the product could send out a message that can trigger users to communicate and interact with one another in a healthy relationship manner.
Designing these two ideas I’m leaning towards something iconic, maybe with a slogan.
One idea is this bag of chips, where the bag opens up to two openings and can be shared without any interruption of taking turns or clash when two users trying to grab chips out of the bag. Instead users would have their personal space of grabbing their chips while the possibility of hand contact in between the bottom of the chip bag.
The other idea is to design a collection of sportswear with pocket slots that are meaningful placed onto the garments. And users will be able to use these pocket slots to show their affections, emotions depending on the users action of interacting with the pockets. These two concepts lead to the conjunction of ideas that can communicate the language of Self-identity and Romance through interactive design.
I’ve also contacted many NFPs that have relations to my thesis but no organizations are interested working with a student at this moment and some just haven’t reply to my statements. And as of now, the day of the user testing I will have my prototypes ready for them to interact, and will be filmed and d...