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Parsons School of Design MFA Design and Technology program theses2017 ➔ Roots


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Aya Karpinska (thesis advisor)
Chris Prentice (thesis advisor)
David Maddox Utt (designer)


May 3 2017


Roots is a mobile application designed to impart the practice of mindfulness into our daily photography to augment our natural qualitative memory processes. While instinctual picture-taking and digital archiving continue to grow Roots helps to balance the moments of saving an experience while being active in that experience as well. In addition, Roots attempts to demonstrate the differences between a photo for reminiscing and one that is valuable for only a moment.




David Maddox Utt. Roots. May 3 2017. Parsons School of Design MFA Design and Technology program theses; 2017. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 16 Sep 2019.

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