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Habits, or Why Flossing Will Make Me a Better Person

Category : Persuasive Design · No Comments · by Oct 1st, 2014
Habits, or Why Flossing Will Make Me a Better Person

There are so many habits I want to build: I want to run more. I want to get up at…

Campaigns on Childhood Obesity

Category : Persuasive Design · No Comments · by Sep 26th, 2014
Campaigns on Childhood Obesity

A group presentation for our Persuasive Design Class: Link  

Take the Stairs, Dude

Category : Persuasive Design · No Comments · by Sep 18th, 2014

Okay, so we’ve designed a new staircase. But what if we had unlimited access to the current states of the elevators, as a number of the residents are making happen? After reflection we realized that the most frustrating time using the elevators is when you’re waiting for one to come get you. What if you could know exactly how long that would take? Surely that would weigh your decision to use the stairs significantly, especially if they were as beautiful as we designed them. So, right as you’re about to press the button and queue an elevator, you see this:

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Makes you want to consider the stairs, no? Here’s how it would look on the actual panel:

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Use The Stairs, We Made Them Beautiful

Category : Persuasive Design · No Comments · by Sep 8th, 2014
Use The Stairs, We Made Them Beautiful

The Tisch School building elevators are a mess. There are four of them, but only two go to ITP and…