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Tangible AirQuality / Mug-Holder

Tangible AirQuality
Tangible AirQuality

How can we share issues with visually impaired people in our daily lives? This project explores tactile communication and raises awareness of our environment. By researching frequently used keywords from random online tweets, I observed informal conversations about air quality, most of which complain about pollution. From this research, I designed rubber mug holders using laser technology to engrave words, such as "air quality", "air pollution", "dust", "particulate matter", and so on. These words created a tangible narrative that could be appreciated by both sighted and vision impaired people.

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Rhode Island School of Design

Rhode Island School of Design
Providence, RI, United States

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Rhode Island School of Design

Kyuha Shim
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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