Music Wave
Physical Computing / Interactive Installation 2019
SVA IXD Midterm Project
Soothing interactive light sculpture to help people calm down and relieve stress.
ROLE
Ideation, Industrial design, Prototyping, Coding, Modeling

TEAM
Liz Wang, Samantha Brooks
Scope
2 weeks

ADVISOR
The Problem
According to a new American Psychiatric Association (APA) poll, almost 40% of Americans are more anxious than they were at this time. In consequence, over 14 % of US adults has tried meditation to reduce their stress.
Source: TIME

How might we using technology to help people do mindfulness exercises and relieve stress ?
The Ideation
We came with the idea of building an interactive music box.
Users can use this box to make soothing sound and interact with the vibrant light.
Parametric Modeling
I used grasshopper & rhino to make the 3d model of this installation.
Physical prototyping 
Testing, Debugging & Iterative 
Final Working Prototype 
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