I’m Liuyeow, an interaction designer.
As an interaction designer, I am passionate about how people as complex organisms interact with every element of their surroundings naturally, as well as exploring the better possibilities of human-machine relationships.
I am committed to incorporating historical, political, and social factors into my designs. How can we break out of the existing frameworks and the boundaries of interaction design in order to reveal the complicated and intertwined reality? This is an area that I am intrigued by and strive to contribute to as an interaction designer.
ConnACT is an App design project which took 5 weeks for me to develop together with two of my classmate during the course "Mobile User Interface". As a product, it offers a platform to take the initial step on changing your eating habit towards bettering your personal carbon footprint while exchanging, having fun together with your friends, and inspiring each other to maintain the encouragement.
FORA is an outcome of a Service Design project developed by me and two colleagues. It offers a moderated, peer group learning service. Peer groups are formed by matching students together who have used reMark to highlight similar parts of a specific lecture. Students can easily connect with others, exchange knowledge, share discussions, and learn from each other.
With FORA, you can bring the university experience to your remote learning environment.
Treevement is a Data Visualisation project I've done in collaboration with ETH ZÜRICH | Crowther Lab together with 4 colleagues. As an outcome, it allows users to experience the potential of global reforestation in the fight against climate change with an interactive touch display as the media. Using tracking objects, users can explore how a lack of action will negatively impact the climate and the world’s ecosystems. In addition, users can plant trees in a mini-time trial game to better understand their individual impact.
LEIHS is an App design project which aims to redesign the graphic user interface and overall experience of the Leihs platform - an online platform for students and staff in ZHdK to borrow essential digital working tools. As the current Leihs is only web-based, it was a focus of ours to make it more accessible and designing a responsive mobile GUI.
PotGi is a Plant-centered speculative design project. It's a digital device that supports an interspecies communication system and allows domesticated plants to interact with one another. Through this project, we want to discuss whether there are other ways of design thinking instead of human-centered design.
Mesh — is a haptic installation meant to make tangible the invisible connections between people. More specifically, how we influence each other, consciously or unconsciously, and even depend on one another.
Dandelion Method is a proposed design method that fuses intersectional feminist values into daily and tangible design habits. It's my BA project and nominated for the ZHdK Förderpreiz 2021.