Collection of thoughts about research, design and something else.

CONAI is promoting the separate collection of rubbish making people play. October is the month dedicated to learning how to separate waste and they think that the game is the best way to do it.
CONAI is promoting the separate collection of rubbish making people play. October is the month dedicated to learning how to separate waste and they think that the game is the best way to do it.

CONAI is promoting the separate collection of rubbish making people play. October is the month dedicated to learning how to separate waste and they think that the game is the best way to do it.

Vending Machine / Coop / Turin. Doing my research about vending machine, I realize that it’s hard to trust food vending machines - won’t it be already expired? And why they hardly ever sell fresh food? While I trust meds and similar supply vending machines, I’m still not sure about food ones…
Vending Machine / Coop / Turin. Doing my research about vending machine, I realize that it’s hard to trust food vending machines - won’t it be already expired? And why they hardly ever sell fresh food? While I trust meds and similar supply vending machines, I’m still not sure about food ones…

Vending Machine / Coop / Turin. Doing my research about vending machine, I realize that it’s hard to trust food vending machines - won’t it be already expired? And why they hardly ever sell fresh food? While I trust meds and similar supply vending machines, I’m still not sure about food ones…

Cool idea: think about what you need today, scan the QR code and check in which supermarket in town it’s cheaper. (BTW these QR codes are not working)
Cool idea: think about what you need today, scan the QR code and check in which supermarket in town it’s cheaper. (BTW these QR codes are not working)

Cool idea: think about what you need today, scan the QR code and check in which supermarket in town it’s cheaper. (BTW these QR codes are not working)

It actually takes about 1 month for a patient’s record to be digitalized!
It actually takes about 1 month for a patient’s record to be digitalized!

It actually takes about 1 month for a patient’s record to be digitalized!

Vending-machines as extension of the service. Vending-machines are blossoming around the city and they finally provide an extension of the traditional shop, open 24/7, even though with a smaller selection of products.
Vending-machines as extension of the service. Vending-machines are blossoming around the city and they finally provide an extension of the traditional shop, open 24/7, even though with a smaller selection of products.

Vending-machines as extension of the service. Vending-machines are blossoming around the city and they finally provide an extension of the traditional shop, open 24/7, even though with a smaller selection of products.

Subway in Milan. Finally a fast entry for the ones with seasonal ticket. 
Subway in Milan. Finally a fast entry for the ones with seasonal ticket. 

Subway in Milan. Finally a fast entry for the ones with seasonal ticket. 

Bad window design. How is it possible that you don’t care about the link between graphics and products?
Bad window design. How is it possible that you don’t care about the link between graphics and products?

Bad window design. How is it possible that you don’t care about the link between graphics and products?

Doing research in China
Doing research in China

Doing research in China

MY RESEARCH IN THE FIELD IN CHINA

So… I spent the last two weeks doing research in the field in Shanghai and Beijing. Focus: computer tablet usage in the healthcare system. Team: me, local facilitator and interpreter. Result: challenging, stressful, insightful. Doing research in the field in a country where you can understand only basic stuff it’s not ideal and I had the feeling that too much data was getting lost. Lesson learnt: never leave for a research in the field that is not well scheduled.