The brief was to design a means of encouraging people to care for their own human microbiome (the community of beneficial microbes that live inside our bodies).
Our body is a community containing many trillions of useful microbes which all work together to keep us healthy (forming, feeding and defending us). We are an ecosystem in the same way as a rainforest is. How does our ‘microbiome’ work? What happens when it goes out of balance? How can we help to keep it in balance? How can we apply these lessons to the planet we live on as well as the world within us? That was the challenge.
As a solution, I created a mobile app which helps to boost the immune system of the user by reminding them to eat healthy food and do certain exercises.