now and new interactive objects by PEGA now and new interactive objects by PEGA
apr 24, 2013

now and new interactive objects by PEGA

‘now and new’ interactive objects by PEGA‘wind up chair’



the ‘now and new’ project by PEGA design reflects on how technology has played a recurring role in society. conceived as a collection of interactive objects, each specifically accommodates the already existing objects and transforms how we integrate them into our lives. the ‘windup’ wooden chair allows users to charge smartphones through a manual crank. the winding crank encourages people to physically generate power for recharging their devices.



‘windup’ used for charging phones



wind up context video
video courtesy PEGA



the ‘friendship machine’ helps build new relationships efficiently by providing your personal information in return



friendship machine mechanical detail



‘happy together’ is a table that provides a communal meeting place for users to gather, creating sound and music when large groups are formed



friendship machine video video courtesy PEGA



happy together



good night



good night



‘tap dance’ is a touch lamp allowing familiar finger movements for controlling its function



tap dance context



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