this conceptual bag is an exploration of form and space in relation
to the body, to the materials a person carries with
them, and to the machines needed to power and run interactive hardware
and computational systems, systems i am working to develop throughout
my graduate research.
was constructed by carving out spaces for the three
items mentioned above (the body, personal belongings, and hardware)
and arranging them within the confines of one backpack/sack. the
form of the bag emerged from these spaces.
1: the body
motivation: having bags that fit the shape of your
back and behind without rubbing or placing undue stress on any body
2: personal belongings
motivation: having two main compartments, the larger
one to place papers and bulky objects, the smaller one to place
delicate items, keys, coins, etc. neither of which interfere with
the electronics of the bag.
motivation: having the electrical components insulated
from the belongings and the body, yet integrated into the form of
the bag and the workings of the display surface in an elegant and