Exploring the design space for human-food-technology interaction : An approach from the lens of eating experiences

Gayler, Tom and Sas, Corina and Kalnikaitė, Vaiva (2022) Exploring the design space for human-food-technology interaction : An approach from the lens of eating experiences. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (TOCHI), 29 (2): 16. 16:1-16:52. ISSN 1073-0516

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Embedded in everyday practices, food can be a rich resource for interaction design. This article focuses on eating experiences to uncover how bodily, sensory, and socio-cultural aspects of eating can be better leveraged for the design of user experience. We report a systematic literature review of 109 papers, and interviews with 18 professional chefs, providing new understandings of prior HFI research, as well as how professional chefs creatively design eating experiences. The findings inform a conceptual framework of designing for user experience leveraging eating experiences. These findings also inform implications for HFI design suggesting the value of multisensory flavor experiences, external and internal sensory stimulation and deprivation, aspects of eating for communicating meaning, and designing with contrasting pleasurable and uncomfortable experiences. The article concludes with six charts as novel generative design tools for HFI experiences focused on sensory, emotional, communicative, performative, and temporal experiences.

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ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (TOCHI)
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This document is the Accepted Manuscript version of a Published Work that appeared in final form in ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, copyright © ACM after peer review and technical editing by the publisher. To access the final edited and published work see https://dl.acm.org/doi/10.1145/3484439
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?? foodemotionaldesign spacesensoryhuman-food interactionbodychefsdesignexperiencetemporalperformativeeatingcommunicativehuman-computer interaction ??
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