écal

Diploma project, ECAL 2021

in BACHELOR MEDIA & INTERACTION DESIGN

by Malik Sobgoui

Teacher(s): Alain Bellet, Gael Hugo, Christophe Guignard, Laura Perrenoud, Pauline Saglio


Mention Bien

Nowadays, almost all of us have adopted the unconscious reflex of pulling out our smartphone when we are faced with some form of loneliness or passivity. Hence, it has become difficult for us to cope with waiting without the help of our cell phones.


The aim of Oblique Reasoning is to invite users to question notions of attention economy and FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) while offering, in the manner of Oblique Strategies, reflections and alternatives.


By recording unread notifications and quantifying them in units of time, this portable device offers us the possibility to step back and rethink our relationship with the smartphone.

Oblique Reasoning

Oblique Reasoning

Oblique Reasoning

Oblique Reasoning

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