Royal College of Art student Gabriele Meldaikyte has designed a set of interactive exhibits for a museum of iPhone gestures (+ slideshow).
Above: tap gesture
"There are five multi-touch gestures forming the language we use between our fingers and iPhone screens," says Meldaikyte. "This is the way we communicate, navigate and give commands to our iPhones."
Above: scroll gesture
She used wood and acrylic to make five 3D objects that recreate the physical actions required to operate a touch-screen smartphone, using newspaper clippings, book pages and paper maps to represent the data being manipulated.
Above: pinch gesture
"I believe that in ten years or so these gestures will completely change, therefore my aim is to perpetuate them so they become accessible for future generations," she explains.
Above: swipe gesture
The project was presented at the V&A museum during a Friday Late evening event at the end of November.
Above: flick gesture
Originally from Lithuania, Meldaikyte is currently studying on Platform 17 of MA Design Products at London's Royal College of Art, tutored by Ian Ferguson and Martin Postler. She is due to graduate in June.
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