User Experience Design (UXD)

Ambient Intelligence

Psychological Effects of Technology

Mindful Design in Application

  • Happy Tapper | Apps that seek to improve lives and overall well-being. Designed by Carla White (designer for NASA).
  • The Mindfulness App
  • Headspace App
  • 1000 Years of Kindness
  • Happify
  • Happier
  • Digipill
  • | A digital relaxation experience.
  • d.compress:Designing Calm: A Stanford University design course based on designing calming technologies.
  • Gadget Rules | How to use technology in a way that benefits you and gives you a balanced life. Framework of rules for technology use.
  • Flux | Adapts the color of your computer’s display to the time of day (warm at night and like sunlight during the day).
  • Readability | Browser plugin to declutter web pages. Improves ability to learn and understand.
  • Ommwriter | Uses ambient sounds, keyboard effects and color to create a peaceful writing environment. “Write meditatively”
  • Awareness | Helps you to become aware of time spent on the computer by playing the sound of a Tibetan singing bowl to mark every hour of continuous computer use. Suggests you to take a 5-minute break.

Mindfulness/Contemplative Websites

Mindfulness + Design


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