“You connect with people across the table. It’s a very human thing”. Matt Leacock
“Space in a Case” aims to address the issue of rising human isolation through the development of an engaging, transformational and stimulating space, to aid the facilitation of new social connections. Combining retro imagery and vintage nostalgia “Space in a Case” is designed with visual appeal, whilst encouraging active participation and an alternative to socially disruptive digital media such as the smartphone. The flexible spatial configurations, offer multifaceted tabletop gaming environments to encourage multiple and simultaneous user engagement.
Ref: M. Leacock in Jolin, D (2016) ‘The rise and rise of tabletop gaming’, posted 25 Sep 2016, available at http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/sep/25/board-games-back-tabletop-gaming-boom-gaming-boom-pandemic-flash-point [accessed21.06.17]