I’Mate is an app that aims to boost communication between flatmates.

Overview


I started this project with the assumption that sharing a flat can sometimes be a negative experience.

Things are really frustrating when flatmates have different habits, and conversations about sharing chores or hygiene standards can get awkward.

Research


Affinity diagram





25,4%

of people stop living with their flatmates because of bad communication

Quotes directly from users


“I wish there had been more communication.”

“It's not easy to be straightforward when talking about problems.”

“I feel uncomfortable talking about this (cleaning duties).”