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Hey Ball / Public design

Hey Ball
Hey Ball

We found that a lot of people will not choose to sit down when waiting for a subway in the daily working time, because the waiting time is short and some seats make you cold. We design Hey Ball. You could lean on it, which is completely a human instinctive behavior.
When it perceives your actions like sitting down or up, it will response you with a few words, such as “Come and take a rest!"; "Oh, lady you weights so skinny"; "Hey,I know you will say something like ‘oh my god’ right now!". We hope Hey Ball could be a public friend who get you some encouragements or happiness at the beginning of a working day.

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Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University
Hangzhou, China