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Designing addicted products

A session at UX London 2013

Thursday 11th April, 2013

11:50am to 12:20pm (GMT)

In a similar way to an addict, we are increasing getting rewards from our consumption of products - we simply have much more than we need. As designers, we can find strategies to cure this addiction or to push for a behavioural change. Still, most of it is in vane.

However, What if things themselves can be designed with a goal, which we may not understand or agree with, but that might bring to a long term positive change? What if we shifted perspective and the products themselves were instead addicted to be used - the primary concern of any product from its own perspective?

This is the story of Brad and a network of Addicted toasters, an experiment that explores the conversation between a product with its own goal and its owner and the implication coming from this product being part of a network of things and people.

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Simone Rebaudengo

Interaction designer at Frog Design

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UX London 2013

England England, London

10th12th April 2013

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Time 11:50am12:20pm GMT

Date Thu 11th April 2013

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