#Thesis Phase 2: Concept and Critique

 Here is my concept presentation to show my research and exercises that got me deeper into my concept and towards understanding my research questions better and framing a better, crispier design statement. Below is the feedback received and my comments on the critique will be added here in 1-2 days: Why would someone want to…

#Thesis Concept Prototype-1

I am creating an app, for anyone taking a timeout (gamers, regular subway riders, college students taking a break) to have a play experience with another stranger from across the globe, and evoke emotions of ‘fleeting intimacy’ like a smile, a hi fi, in the context of appreciating one another without engrained social biases and…

#Thesis Initial Mind Map

Going through all my research thus far, along with some of my qualitative research experiments like walking on streets and trying to observe how strangers might greet me, surveys on Instagram, sitting in my cohort’s classes to observe their projects, precedents, TED videos, personal stories from friends, art projects about strangers, etc, here’s my first…