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Priya Prabhakar

Priya Prabhakar


Priya Prabhakar is passionate about the intersection of design and technology and towards understanding the philosophical and moral connections it holds towards society. She seeks to discover the human experience through the application of design thinking to all walks of life. She is a prolific writer on many fronts, including design, political philosophy, feminism, and the tech world.

Wash Rice Cooker

By | IPPINKA BLOG, Product Stories Working

Rice is a staple food in many eastern cultures and many designers are trying to figure out how to create the easiest experience while making rice for the everyday consumer. The Wash Rice Cooker, designed by Seung Ho Choi, is a rice steamer with an electric dispenser. Instead of the traditional “ballpark” method, where users […]

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Wearable Wrist Contactless Payment

By | IPPINKA BLOG, Product Stories Working

With the advent of Apple Pay and Google Pay, digital convergence has proven to be intriguing when it comes to contactless payment. Along with the other ongoing tech trend, wearable technology, PureWrist is a wearable device that is connected to a prepaid debit card supported by MasterCard. It allows for users to make payments on […]

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Mirrored Contact Lenses

By | IPPINKA BLOG, Product Stories Working

Millions of people use contact lenses in lieu of glasses, but a perennial peccadillo of many users are putting them in the wrong way, feeling the discomfort of that, and then turning them around. Designers Huang-Yu Chen and Shih-Ting Huang have come up with a conceptual solution to this problem – a sunglass technology film […]

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ARC Parkinson’s Pen

By | IPPINKA BLOG, Product Stories Working

In 2013, we were impressed by the Liftware Anti-Tremor Spoon, a spoon specifically designed to cancel out the tremors that people with Parkinson’s disease have while eating to make their experience less stressful. It seems as though design for the differently-abled is becoming more and more popular with the emergence of another product for those […]

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Mathematics: Aesthetic Scissors

By | IPPINKA BLOG, Product Stories Working

An important aspect of design is aesthetic, which is the visual component that allows for better interaction between a product and the person using it. Designers iAN Yen and firm Design YxR attempted to redesign scissors, resulting in their product, “Mathematics”. Without compromising the pivotal functionality of the everyday object, the redesign strikes the perfect […]

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