Siân Lindley, Microsoft Research Cambridge
Illustration: Boris Design Studio
Wayve is a messaging device that enables people to scribble notes and take photos, which can be texted and emailed to others, or left to be encountered locally. Messages on the device form a scrolling display that can be seen at a glance by other family members. In a study of Wayve, we explored how playfulness was supported not only because of the design of the device, but also because of the context in which it was placed - that of the home.Buy the book here!