Winter & Wellbeing

A product that aims to make extreme winters more bearable by

correcting your Circadian Rhythm. 

Skills

Concept Design

Industry

Lighting, Healthcare

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.

Anique 

- Ontario

MJ 

- Vancouver

Vihan 

- Pittsburgh

Nisha

- Chicago

Neeta

Milwaukee

Shriya

Boston

Toni

Norway

Aanya

Michigan

Yasmine

Chicago

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."

                                                                                        - Shriya

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. 

3

Unproductive

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

3. Homes

Improve the mental wellness of family members

2. Cafes

Attract more crowd during off hours

1. Institutions

Increase work productivity

Office

A skylight for every room.

Class Room

Bed Room

Living Room

Living Room

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

U.S.A. : 424 298 0944   |

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