In the 2019-2020 edition of the Interactive Environments minor we focussed on the following question: can interactive spaces help people to manage their mood?
DAHLIA is an interactive floor designed for the crew center of KLM at Schiphol. The floor provides a meeting point where flight crews can say goodbye. DAHLIA supports this ritual by giving them a feeling of accomplishment and closure of their working day.
A corridor experience with rotating panels that create unique light reflections attempt to grab the attention to shift the focus away from the work environment to individual crew member’s home environment.
Borealis is an interactive light environment in the form of a unique pattern hanging from the ceiling. It is designed for flight crew at the airport and is triggered by the behaviour of the crew members.
CREAD aims to facilitate problem-solving meetings by allowing users to participate evenly in meeting room environmnet. The ability to use any wall of the room as a large whiteboard allows the meeting to expand and create without limits.
Stride is an interactive playful environment, where users are invited into a refreshing, relaxing and energising experience.
KaiZen provides knowledge workers in their office with a high-quality break that will lighten the cognitive load of the user and give the mind more space for possible challenges.