• How to guide the posture of the person that is sitting down ?
• How to accompany instinctive movement ?
Does design have to anticipate an attitude or
on the contrary cater to an instinctive use?
We looked to encapsulate a prevalent position and movement, into a single object; the ever so familiar crossing of the legs.
It surprises us visually and constrains us to a specific posture, for a new experience.
“Language is also non-verbal: ways of being, attitudes, behaviors which provide information on emotional and affective life. For example, there are detailed clinical observation grids on the sitting position (Turchet 2000) providing information on the unconscious affects.”
Jean-Louis Pedinielli, Lydia Fernandez L’observation clinique et l’étude de cas