designs for the visually impaired designs for the visually impaired
jun 10, 2008

designs for the visually impaired

‘scented time’ a clock made from candles that are differently scented and each last 20 minutes, allowing the user to tell time through smell

italian designers lorenzo de rosa and ernesto iadevaia have been collaborating for over a year now, creating designs for the visually impaired. after observing the products available to the visually impaired were functional but lacked emotional significance. in turn, they created a series of object for the visually impaired and objects inspired by them for the sighted.

http://www.sovrappensiero.com

‘diapason’ translates sunlight in a fluctuating musical sound depending on the intensity of light

‘diapason’ translates sunlight in a fluctuating musical sound depending on the intensity of light

‘soap-opera’ is a picture frame made from soap, through repetitive use the soap wears away revealing new tactile layers

‘soap-opera’ is a picture frame made from soap, through repetitive use the soap wears away revealing new tactile layers

‘autunno’ a carpet that produces the sound of rustling leaves when it senses someone walking on it

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