People don’t like being told what to do. They like to be coached, but comfortably.
So here we are and it’s okay. We’re addicted too. Let’s put our phones down.
Let’s pay attention.
Thus, how might we create a concept that makes people aware
of their screenaddiction, while at the same time not telling those
people to put their devices off and their attention on?
By gently nudging the viewer to put the phone down and that
it’s ok to be, for instance, uncomfortable in a public setting.
By telling the viewer that it’s time to turn your attention on.
Under the name Unplug, a series of small posters, containing
illustrations about phone addiction with the intention to be
placed around town. Posters and stickers in public spaces
that nudge people to look up and put their phones away.