Inside Big Tech's New 'Human' Aesthetic

Recording: Inside Big Tech's New 'Human' Aesthetic, Mar 9, 2019


Tech brands are increasingly trying to blend in, carving out space in our homes and on our bodies to integrate into everyday life. Once seen as cold and rigid, tech is now reconciling itself to the user with design that celebrates imperfection and tactility to resonate with consumers by showing a softer side. What does this human aesthetic look like? What is tech’s role in our lives now and should we be wary of it? How are startups using human design as their primary tool to engage consumers?

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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Interactive Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Film Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Track: Design
Level: Advanced