The friendship garden for your feelings
Pebbl is a symbol of friendship for your nearest and dearest to let them know how your mood is changing. The only way to get someone’s Pebbl is if they give it you. Each individual Pebbl is connected to an app via wifi which enables the user to select a “Mood Status”, create a note explaining that mood, and then send. The corresponding colour of that mood will illuminate in the Pebbl’s of those you have given to your friends. By giving someone a Pebbl, you are essentially enabling them to see a live feed of your emotions.
The Pebbl was designed to sit in a wooden “Garden” inside the home. Having an intimate user experience with your close friends in the form of changing lights is one that may not be so appropriate for the train ride home or standing in the coffee queue.
RMIT Industrial Design, 2017