How can social interaction and relaxation be achieved through publicly installed sound producing objects

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Publication date

2012

Series/Report no

MAPD;2012

Publisher

Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus

Document type

Description

Master i produktdesign

Abstract

Human interaction is one of the most intimate and important aspects of being human and it is very vital on a daily basis. To enhance this interaction will bring about new and indispensable ways of understanding or effectively improving the lives of people. Human interaction also helps to break barriers and to bring harmony in the society that we live in thereby providing tolerance for one another. As a result of the changing dynamics of humans and social setups in what ways can human interaction be improve or made more creative. Can new and innovative means be used to connect and bring people together in better ways? Most often advances in technology we know today has more or less improved our lives but in some ways too affected our socializing skills or inter-human interaction skills. In some way one can say that a means of creating some form of interaction between people is to introduce a third party object or service of design form. Through the interaction with the said object , product or service there can be some form of interaction. The following research question was the focus of this research How can social interaction and relaxation be achieved through publicly installed sound producing objects

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