Issue #8 – Helping People Understand Themselves, Through Design

Issue #8 – Helping People Understand Themselves, Through Design

When smartphones took off after the iPhone was introduced, we didn't yet know how much of an impact they would come to have on our lives. On the one hand, we got easy access to our friends, navigation, transportation, and other useful information. On the other, we became addicted to being connected. This device-addiction has made us less aware of the physical world than we used to be. A resurgence of mindfulness is trying to address that, with more and more apps popping up, designed to help us be more present in daily life. A major category of these are journaling apps, and Scribe is one of them. Its approach is different though, focusing more on giving the user an overview of his/her emotions. We talked with Henry Latham, Head of Product at Scribe, who introduced us to the app and explained the design process behind it. More: - - -

Duration: 48 min

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