This project explores the idea of intergenerational connection in today's modern world. After sudden life changes such as the loss of a partner or family moving away, older people can be left feeling lonely and isolated in the home. Archies goal is to support relationships by facilitating communication and company.
The best designs are rooted in strong stories. I wanted to encapsulate this and encourage storytelling by allowing users to send short voice messages.
I examined the similarities of young and old - from abilities to style - to create a universal, sentimental, and beautiful product that sparks joy.