For overnight flights. Instead of avoiding falling asleep on the person next to you, help to prop each other up!
Thick fingerless gloves with memory foam padded palms for sincere but less intimate hand holding.
Like a weighted vest. Has the feel of a lead x-ray vest. Gets two to settle down and breathe.
Facial expression extension technology. Serves to amplify messages delivered via visage.
Line of clothing and implements to interact with digital communication [empathetic email, snuggle for Skype conversations, cradle for phone conversations with your child, a fluffy collar for your private conversation with your loved one] I imagine these devices as assistive design pieces which would not necessarily incorporate technology but reimagine how you interact with the device through which you communicate with people. Could an email sending sympathy be more meaningful if you were able to embrace the computer as you sent it?
Communal tables designed with “traps” so as to direct people at the tables into nudging each other as they position themselve.
Free to use umbrellas that can only be held open by two individuals.
A physical structure enable two people to extend their shared gaze
A pair of wearable overcoats that can connect to each other to create a private space with desired ambiance. (Light + Sound)
Garments that have removable or additional parts that can be shared with those that need them. (For extra warmth etc.)
A device that incentives a group of people to breathe deeply in unison.
A high visibility suit specifically designed to communicate across condo balconies to people in nearby condos.
Physical, visual indicator that two people are locked in an intimate exchange and should not be disrupted.
A bench that automatically elongates to accommodate additional people without seating.
Suits covered in velcro to allow for prolonged secure embracing.