A SET OF SPOONS AND BOWLS THAT HELP PEOPLE SUFFERING FROM DEMENTIA BY RESPONDING TO THEIR SENSES.
variationsn – product design
Routine provides a feeling of security for people suffering from dementia because they can act independently. Doing something unfamiliar makes them feel insecure but variety is needed in order to increase cognitive abilities. variations combines routine and variety to train dementia sufferers brains without putting them in distress. While eating we use all our senses. Especially in the hands, the mouth and the lips are many sensory cells. The shapes and haptics of the bowls, handles and heads of the spoons of variations activate the senses of the user and thus train the users brain passivly. By combining one of the heads of the spoons with one of the various handles and bowls, the user has 216 different possibilities on hand. Due to it's modular system variations is expandable, either by adding to the existing elements or creating an entirely new one.