Five electronic objects, five anecdotic stories, one fictional failed research
The electronic design project presents an experimental narrative accompanied with five electronic design objects, aka ‘scientific probes’. Ordinary products – a rocking chair, a pair of shoes, a pair of boxing gloves, a doormat and a chest belt – are supplemented with electronic digital counters that count peculiar interactions with their users.
Arithmomania is a mental disorder that may be seen as an expression of obsessive-compulsive illness. Sufferers from this disorder have a strong need to count their actions or objects in their surroundings.
- Julijonas Urbonas is a designer and PhD student in Design Interactions at the Royal College of Art. Since childhood, he has been working within the field of amusement park development. julijonasurbonas.lt
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