This project began from loneliness before the COVID-19 affected Europe a piece of news from The Guardian called We millennials have more ‘friends’ than ever. Then focus on new residents and their journey in markets or grocery stores. To avoid their loneliness experience, providing more possible touchpoints for newcomers or new residents to get in touch with local people.
PRINCIPLE OF DESIGN:
• Build up a bridge between new residents and local people around newcomers’ living place.
• Provide more touchpoints for shop staff and customers to communicate.
• Let new residents feel welcome and cordial.
• Build up an appropriate connection with residents who can provide suitable assist.
• Most of the interviewees find the market, pub, or restaurant after they are arriving at Glasgow.
• From previous interviews and research, acquaintances may help people feel safe, comfortable, cordial, and involved in the local environment. Besides, most of the time, physical acquaintances can provide more efficient help for people.
• Build up connections can prevent people feel isolated and lonely.