(((heartbeats))) is inspired by our growing use of technology to interact. It is an attempt to communicate a single, complex part of ourselves with clarity -- to ground emotional connection to a physical world congruent with the virtual world. 

I am exploring ways to inspire intimacy through objects. This particular object captures a live feed of one’s heartbeat and outputs it into a small, wireless object. It is in turn given to another person as an act of intimacy.
This object informed two wearable products that explored additional ways to experience a heartbeat.

The process of discovery took four paths.