Moogle is an interactive mirror design as one of the projects for the Interaction Design Practice course at Indiana University. In this project, teams were tasked to create a digital line of furniture for a hypothetical partnership between Crate and Barrel and Google. Inspiration for each team’s designed was to be derived from the Weasley clock (from Harry Potter). Given the context-aware nature of the clock, our team decided on a one-way ambient device that only displayed what loved ones would send to the mirror as information and images input via a web interface. This information would be represented as floating blobs that would shrink and fade over time.
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Photographer – documented the team’s design process through images
Usability test facilitator – conducted the usability test with several users
Paper write-up / editing