My mother brings me the newspaper every morning. This way, when I come home from work, I know she's alright and went for a walk. Reading the paper is our joint activity in the distance!

- Participant in the user study.

The newspaper is used as a communication resource.

Innovative approach to the design of technologies for elderly by considering technologies as resources that can complement the ageing competences of older people and adapt in a variety of ways. Things shape and are shaped by human action and experiences, potentially creating new relations between the world and people. This dynamic gestalt offers opportunities to design "unfinished" interactive objects that can be purposed and re-purposed by users, as easy as we do with other mundane objects, such as a cup or a chair.

 

Funded by STW under the Research through Design program.  Collaboration with

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Resourceful Ageing

connected products

2017

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anatorralbamarin@gmail.com

Web created in 2018.

Innovative approach to the design of technologies for elderly by considering technologies as resources that can complement the ageing competences of older people and adapt in a variety of ways. Things shape and are shaped by human action and experiences, potentially creating new relations between the world and people. This dynamic gestalt offers opportunities to design "unfinished" interactive objects that can be purposed and re-purposed by users, as easy as we do with other mundane objects, such as a cup or a chair.

 

Funded by STW under the Research through Design program.

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My mother brings me the newspaper every morning. This way, when I come home from work, I know she's alright and went for a walk. Reading the paper is our joint activity in the distance!

- Participant in the user study.

The newspaper is used as a communication resource.