1 The Department of Communication, Business and Information Technologies, Roskilde University2 Designing Human Technologies, Administration Department of Roskilde University, Roskilde University3 Malmö högskola/Malmö University
An annotated portfolio
We present five design cases as an annotated portfolio, exploring ways to design for intimate, interpersonal touch and social intimacy in interaction design. Five key qualities are elicited from the cases, including novel connotations sparking curiosity; providing an excuse to interact; unfolding internal complexity; social ambiguity; norm-bending intimacy. The work highlights novel interaction design approaches fostering social play, turning participants into performers of their own narratives.