I use this space to record findings and progress related to my design projects and thesis research as I continue in my graduate program.

  • Japanese Tea Ceremony Experience: Final Progress Report

    December 6, 2019 by

    Introduction For the final project in Immersive environments, I decided to continue the virtual reality experience in Japanese Tea Ceremony made in collaboration with Sara Caudill. The goal of the environment is to introduce the user to a cultural tradition as a guest and transition to a participatory role as a performer of the tea… Read more

  • Japanese Tea Ceremony VR Experience: 11.11 – 11.15 Progress Report

    November 14, 2019 by

    Recap: For the final project in the Immersive Environments course (ACCAD 7103), I’ve decide to continue the virtual reality experience created by Sara Caudill and myself. Goals I’ve prioritized the following to further build upon the experience with my current skillset: Environment-Garden environment to welcome the user to the tea ceremony experience-Provide an option for… Read more

  • Intervention Signage for Mental Health Crises

    November 29, 2018 by

    What sits at the intersection of “user experience” and “mental health management”? This is the basic question that I’ve been repeating in this course throughout the semester. But the first question to myself should have been “what do you mean by mental health management?” At the start, I was wondering if I should focus on… Read more

  • Studio Project: Exploration of AR, VR & Mental Health

    November 13, 2018 by

    This semester, the focus of the Graduate Design Studio course is learning and implementing emerging technologies, definitely none of which I had ever seen or used before. I had been going back and forth on whether I should begin exploring augmented reality (AR) or virtual reality (VR). I ultimately decided to start with learn about… Read more

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