the internet of
This talk in 2 points.
“Making” is challenging
traditional design processes.
Design can learn and use this.
This is not a neo-liberal idea.
Good Night Lamp
What is #iot?
When we embed connectivity
in everyday objects.
What happens when those objects
are designed with an understanding
of the affordances of the web.
Design to extend.
Your product extends the
capabilities of an existing device.
It’s tethered to a mobile phone.
If connectivity is lost, the object
becomes unusable because
its control interface is inaccessible.
Non-objects, more like accessories.
Design to comfort.
Piggy-back on an existing product
and augment it with connectivity.
Technology is invisible so everything
You may be redefining a user’s
assumptions about a product.
Design to disrupt.
Develop a design language that is
unique to users’ interaction with
a new technology.
Developing a new visual
Develop a new space in retail.