“Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible.”
The ability to see how design choices and messages effect users is the ideal process for designer. Allowing users to see the process nudges to them to think about their own spaces and the content they are forced to consume. The absurdity of having multiple messages coming from a variety of unidentified sources forces the designer reconsider the effects of their work.
UI + Live Video + Hacked Smart Home Technology = Full Spatial Control
User interfaces typically instantaneously affect a screen. #CraigRobertsRoom reminds both the user and designer that those screens are in physical spaces and that user interfaces have physical effects on the user’s environment.
Best of both worlds
#CraigRobertsRoom’s focus on both the user and designer helps in uncovering what Good Design truly is. Both the user and designer should be a part of the investigation and #CraigRobertsRoom ensures both parties can join the conversation.