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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