MPM17B – Assignment #8 – DaLights – Interactive Experience

As part of the Experience and Design fair, my group and I created our own station called DaLights. It is a fun, exciting, and artistic activity where the participants can draw with light and create their own images individually or in groups. Please visit this blog my group and I have created to summerize the…

MPM17B – Assignment #7 – Single Action Interaction

Fortunes in a Bottle This idea was inspired by Message in a Bottle and Kau Cim. Kau Cim is a Chinese traditional fortune telling practice that requests answers from a sacred oracle lot (More information: demonstration video and Wikipedia). Instead of writing a message and sending it into the ocean in a bottle, many slips of fortunes are here for the user to…

MPM17B – Assignment #6 – Gift Exchange

Phase 1: Questions I asked Steve some general questions to get an idea of what he likes. I expanded further into detail after hearing some of his answers to my questions. – What are some of your interests? (games, hobbies, tv shows, etc) “Definitely games, started playing PC games more, but occasionally I’ll play PS3….

MPM17B – Assignment #3 – Public Experience – ‘Thank You’

I made a sign that reads ‘Thank You’ but purposely held it upside down to see if and how the public will tell me I held it wrongly. When someone said “It’s upside down!”, I responded simply with “Thank You”. Click ‘Read More’ for the video of all the responses and more information!

MPM17B – Assignment #2 – Thoughtless Acts

1. Wall as Table We often use the closest flat object/space we find when there’s no table nearby. Since we are almost always surrounded by walls, we don’t even realize we are writing on a vertically flipped table. 2. Plate as Tray Plates can be used for many things, but I highly doubt it’s designed…

MPM17B – Assignment #1: Good and Bad Experience

Credit: YRT.ca Presto is a smartcard-based fare payment system for public transit systems in Ontario. By tapping a preloaded presto card onto a reader on a bus or subway station, the cost of a trip fare is automatically deducted from the money within the card. Living in Markham, the quickest way for me to travel…