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Balloon Reminder / Device for FOMO

Balloon Reminder
Balloon Reminder

Balloon Reminder is a smart device which designed for fomophobia to remind how many time they have spent on the apps of social media or entertainment by changing its physical shapes.
It is connected by bluetooth.
Once the user has spent more than 15 mins on the designated apps (social media and entertainment) within half an hour, built-in fans would start blowing the polychloroprene membrane on the cover.
The longer time you spend on these apps, the bigger balloon you would get. Time becomes tangible which you could touch and see instead of something under thre screen.
The air would be pulled out after 15 mins once the designated apps close


Hong Kong Design Institute

Hong Kong Design Institute
Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR China

Marco Yeung,
Hong Kong Design Institute