The purpose of this paper is to describe the design and development of an interactive art installation, Stitchtures, for retirement community shared common areas. Physical and digital co-design activities are described in the development of an interactive art piece inspired by biological systems and collective behavior. Vision systems are also described for… (More)
iii ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS I wish to thank Claudia Rebola, my advisor, for providing me with the guidance and confidence to write this thesis. I would like to thank my family for all the support they have provided me in reaching my goals. Also, I want to thank all the participants who were so kind in making time to speak with me.