Winter & Wellbeing

A product that aims to make extreme winters more bearable by

correcting your Circadian Rhythm. 

Skills

Industry

Concept Design

Mental Wellness, Lighting

Country

U.S.A.

Thesis : How can we eliminate sadness associated with extreme winters?

I interviewed people from different parts of the world, to understand why they find winters depressing.

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Anique 

- Ontario

MJ 

- Vancouver

Vihan 

- Pittsburgh

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Nisha

- Chicago

Neeta

Milwaukee

Shriya

Boston

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Toni

Norway

Aanya

Michigan

Yasmine

Chicago

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Expert Interviewee

Dr. Mahesh Belani

Has been in practice for 32 years

Practices at Community Memorial Hospital of Menomonee Falls Inc. in Menomonee Falls, WI.

"I hate winters... I oversleep, lose my appetite, feel tired all

  the time... I don't know why but my body can't take it."

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Insights 

1

S.A.D.

10 - 20% people experience mild

Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D.)

because of low sun exposure.

2

Unaware

Most people aren't aware that they are experiencing symptoms of S.A.D. 

Source

3

Unproductive

S.A.D. reduces work productivity during winter.

Opportunity :

To incentivize institutions and businesses to adopt a solution for

S.A.D. and hence improve the mental wellbeing of their people without

requiring individuals to self diagnose and seek a solution by themselves.

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3. Homes

Improve the mental wellness of family members

Incentives

2. Cafes

Attract more crowd during off hours

1. Institutions

Increase work productivity

A light that corrects your

circadian rhythm by

mimicking the summer sky

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Office

A skylight for every room.

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Class Room

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Bed Room

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Living Room

Living Room

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Cafe

Living Room

My key learnings :

01

Framing

I learnt the importance of framing a problem statement

without making assumptions. 

02

Art Of Interviewing

I discovered how valuable an interview can be if I can avoid projecting my bias onto the interviewee.

Get In Touch.

India : 982 086 2528

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U.S.A. : 424 298 0944   |