Can Technological Products Satisfy Our Emotional Needs?

Can Technological Products Satisfy Our Emotional Needs?
Design

What would happen if a product designed to provide a remedy for lonliness becomes a solution?

Naresh Kumar
  • 1 december 2010

Funktionide is a conceptual product created by German designer Stefan Ulrich who wanted to explore the relationship between products and humans in the future. Designed as a white amorphous object that aims to serve as a companion to its owner in his times of loneliness, Ulrich tries to raise a debate on whether new technologies and future objects will change how we interact with them and if they will affect human relationships.

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