Category: Fall 2016

Cosmic Calendar Mapping

What is my understanding of ‘maps’ or ‘mapping’ ?  In mathematic ‘Map’ is known as ‘mapping’ which dictionary.com defines as . a representation, usually on a flat surface, as of the features of an area of the earth or a portion of the heavens, showing them in their respective forms, sizes, and relationships according to […]

Read more

PDS : User Test + Prototype

I have been building another prototype and tested on some friends who wants to have a better sleep habit. After reviewing feedbacks and do more  research I find that I have to ditch the boundary of the ‘form’ that I want but give a different constrain to explore other options around the idea. In the […]

Read more

Calendar

week of NOV7  Anchor down the platform  What is the goal ? What is the storyline, branding aspect ? Who is the target group ? Define + order parts. Prepare for user test no1 Find out what do I need to learn / know #1 (Programming / Back end) week of NOV14  Physical object + […]

Read more

PDS : Presentation

Progress  I recieved lots of good feedback after the presentation last week. I spent this passed week iterate the whole process and get more understanding about chemical in the brain and how senses can be used to activate certain action.  Still focusing on smell. I am also looking around physical product that is already in […]

Read more

Data Art : Text Analysis

“Time management” I call this piece time management because my family members are now living in different places…. for the first time. Only my dad and mom are at home, Bangkok. I am in New York City my younger sister just moved to Berlin and my youngest sister just started college so she’s living in […]

Read more

Pitch + Project Skeleton

After I got great feedback from the class that I should build something out off my self-experiment successful experience. So I dig deeper to secondary research with neuroscience and got really interested in tapping smell and behavior. I looked into certain smell that affects different activity in your brain. eg. Lavender makes you calm. I […]

Read more

PDS : Prototype (Class presentation and feedback)

This week in Project development class, I presented my prototypes regarding the idea of ” shaping morning ritual” (photo1) (Photo2) (Photo3)   Design 1 : I was wrapping my head around the idea and decided to give myself some contraints. So I know I want to play around “geometric” shapes, the object should be some […]

Read more

PDS : Progress / Prototype

I landed my project with the idea of encouraging people to become a morning person. I am focusing on the activity of ‘the night before’ than ‘how to wake up early’. To develop this idea further, I am going to test my methods that worked with me and see if that would work with lots of […]

Read more

PDS : My idea has landed.

(I’m sorry Stefani, This is going to be a long write up) I decided to focus on ‘one’ habit that I’m most interested in, been able to do it, encouraged people to do it and I am intrigued by the people who did it. That is………. PATHWAY TO BECOME A MORNING PERSON  Why ?  : […]

Read more

(WIP) MIDTERM : Long Island Railroad (LIRR) Application.

       BACKGROUND           As I frequent rider of Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) I have observed some problem that I think having an application or website re-design would improve the experience of the train users. LIRR has 13 different routes with the terminal station in Manhattan is Penn station and […]

Read more