Masked words


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Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus

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Master i produktdesign


This project sought to create an interesting form of communication, using writing on surfaces as the main medium to communicate between people and enhancing interaction with designed objects in the environment. Using the culture inspired by african art and simplicity of Scandinavian design, a mask is designed to enhance interest in communication in the public domain. Functionality of the mask is designed to enhance public communication, interaction with the a designed object in the environment turning on more curious minds with a critcal design. CNC wood cutting and process is one main tool used by the designer in the project in production a the model. New design approaches such as Gigga mapping and Context of Experience were used extensively to achieve the desired results in the project. From research, observation and concept development, a mask with a surfaces for people to write is designed


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