This project was completed with fellow classmates Chrisoula Kapelonis, Jiabao Li and Julia Rue for Tangible Interfaces at the MIT Media Lab.
The goal of this project is to provide a means of connection between two people during their busy routines. Two drinking vessels are linked virtually. When one user touches their cup, a subtle handprint appears on the other mug. As they blow on their coffee to cool it, ripples appear on the surface of the remote users drink. In this way, a subtle and intimate means of awareness is created.
I've included some sketches from throughout the iterative process, as well as my individual proposal for a telepresent painting experience. This is something I am still interested in pursuing further.