mathieu lehanneur: efficient home for schneider electric mathieu lehanneur: efficient home for schneider electric
nov 23, 2010

mathieu lehanneur: efficient home for schneider electric

‘efficient home’ collection



french designer matheiu lehanneur presents a preview of prototypes from the ‘efficient home’ collection he has designed for schneider electric on view at the saint-étienne biennale 2010 as part of the ‘demain c’est aujourd’hui’ exhibition curated by claire fayolle.

this range of elements is meant to optimize the energy consumption of homes in order to obtain a significant reduction in our carbon footprint, while at the same time reducing the electricity bill while maintaining maximum comfort. it is an objective made possible by the accuracy of information communicated in real time by these transmitters / receivers of electric information positioned on the key objects of our everyday consumption (boiler, fridge, television etc.) ‘nano controller’



simply put, sensors will carry out a permanent vigil over the consumption before transmitting the information to receivers which permit a better regulation of this consumption. there is an internal network that one can consult via the web, and which can be fitted by your electrician or heating engineer. it can also easily be done yourself.

lehanneur intended this collection to be like an energy alphabet, conceived in essential pictograms and symbols, becoming an identifiable family conveyed to complement each other.



‘MMS (multimedia messaging service)’



the saint-étienne biennale 2010 is on show at the cité du design until december 5th, 2010. ‘smart plug’






‘room temperature sensor’



‘in home display’



‘efficient home’ collection

  • little green tags remind me old nokia fashion phone..

    Greenmiles says:
  • dont know why, it looks like old ipod mini.

    afg says:
  • it also remind me the Brown objects

    b says:
  • M. Lehanneur is one of my personal favourite designers, please post more of his work!!

    Hyra N. says:
  • still boxes and screens…

    [url=]other future ?[/url]

    FBA says:
  • Object and shape in this case are really secondary. But the way it is shown is all about it!
    Quite unclear… Not obvious for sure!
    What about the context ?

    ExplainUs says:

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