A short speculative fiction written on the future of online dating, within the not-so-far-off distant future

Future Cone model, forecasting the future of the popular dating app Tinder.

This assignment was done for my graduate-level course ‘Experiences and Interfaces’ at OCAD University with instructor Ashley Lewis. The brief was to anticipate the future of an app or a product by using The…

Documenting the misuse of an interface with whimsy and play

This blog post shows my thought process for documenting the intentional misuse of an everyday object’s interface for four consecutive days, beyond its original intended use. The goal was to see if any new and exciting observations could be made…

Second progress blog post on developing my Master’s thesis at OCADU.

Second iteration of ‘The Collapsed Space’ level prototype in Unity.

Moving forward on my progress over the summer, I continued with grey-boxing my game level in Unity using the ProBuilder plugin. ProBuilder is very useful for fast prototyping, using 3D modeling tools that are intuitive and simple to create…

First progress blog post on developing my Master’s thesis at OCADU.

Greyboxing my first level in Unity using ProBuilder.

Starting Summer 2021, I began my progress on developing my Master’s thesis at OCAD University as part of the IAMD program. My methodologies include research creation — allowing my making practices to help inform my thinking processes and creative…

Illustration for ‘Atlassian’ by myself http://www.jennliv.com

As a young child, I didn’t start speaking until the age of four. My parents found this alarming and brought me to a speech therapist for consultation. The speech therapist suggested that I was confused from hearing two different languages being used at home — Mandarin and English. She advised…

Breaking the rules of Katamari Damacy REROLL

I’ve always had fond memories of watching my friends play the first Katamari Damacy on the PlayStation 2 back when it came out during the early 2000s. Back then, I was still very unfamiliar with the world of video games. Katamari Damacy was…

Jenn Liv

Jenn Liv is an award-winning Chinese illustrator based in Toronto. Currently she is a MDes Candidate at OCAD U’s IAMD Program. http://www.jennliv.com

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