Emotional communication for family or friends living apart. 

Design concept

A 3D scan or model can be sent as a gift to the box, which starts glowing upon receiving it. Open the box and view the gift through a handheld device.

Experiential qualities and related concepts

Affective, embodiment, hybrid, personal, sociality.

Augmentation modality


Technical options

Handheld AR, custom electronics for connectivity and lighting in the box.

Prototyping techniques

Photo storyboard, video scenario.


Mina Mani Kashani, AIS class, 2020.
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