Focusing on Freelancers, the Smart Space, is an interactive smart product that helps balance their lives when they work outof home, surrounded by a million distractions, and most times, family and children. On the other hand, Smart Space also helps Freelancers 'not' overwork, and encourages them to work focused, and take time off, therefore increasing productivity.
The begining of this project was with creating personas of freelancers, in order to understand what they need at home, how they work, what distracts them, and what helps them work better. As expected, freelancers working in their homes tend to have a lot of challenges and distracts that are usually taken care of by office spaces and organisational teams that are in place to increase the productivity of employees in a company.
Some of these challenges include (are not limited to):