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I came across KonneKt via The Method case and it interested me immediately. It is a game which allows isolated children in child hospitals to play with their peers. It transforms the window between their isolation rooms and the hallways from a barrier into a canvas for the play.

KonneKt has been developed in close collaboration with several hospitals in the Netherlands, and with the help of hospitalized children.

KonneKt consists of soft, colourful EVA-foam elements of various sizes and shapes to trigger the imagination of children and to invite for diverse play (tic-tac-toe, chess…). Magnet connectors and suction cup connectors were added to attach the shapes to the window. The suction cup connectors allow children to play individually and to attach shapes to a fixed position on the window and the magnet connectors elicit dynamic play and require a second player.

KonneKt is a finalist of the international Interaction Design Awards (if you like the concept, you can vote here).