Author Archives: msallin
Kinfo is a familial social network designed to allow users to discover and document their ancestral roots, explore their living family network, and share media together.
Version 1 by Matty Sallin, Daniel Bartolini, Hsiao-huh Hsu Version 2 by Matty Sallin with engineering by Josh Myer WHAT: An alarm clock that wakes you up with the smell of cooking bacon instead of a buzzer. The aroma wakes you … Continue reading
Even though ATMs are devices most of us use multiple times a week, if you watch people using them you can see that with each screen refresh the user is putting effort towards parsing the information before them and hesitating … Continue reading
* Note: This article was written in June 2006 and reflects the Spotlight interface at the time. Apple’s Spotlight technology is great for two primary reasons: first, it is so tightly integrated with the OS that it’s index is always … Continue reading
by Matty Sallin and Greg Trefry WHAT: A biofeedback lamp that detects and “echos” your own heartbeat in realtime. Just place your hands on either side of the lamp base and wait for it to detect your pulse, then watch as … Continue reading
LandLord is an interface study for a web app that offers a comparative view of apartment rentals in San Francisco. Searching for an apartment is essentially a comparative process. While most people have a ballpark range of what they’d like … Continue reading