google creative lab & BERG develop interactive light interfaces google creative lab & BERG develop interactive light interfaces
dec 20, 2012

google creative lab & BERG develop interactive light interfaces

google creative lab & BERG develop interactive light interfaces



at the beginning of 2011 BERG started a wide-ranging conversation with the google creative lab, around near-future experiences of google and its products. during the discussions with them, a strong theme arised. both companies became curious about how it would feel to have google in the world, rather than on a screen.


the question emerged: if google wasn’t trapped behind glass, what would it do? what would it behave like? how would we react to it? the following images and videos take a look at the process and development from the conceptual approach in the project ‘lamps’.



video sketches



smart light lamp prototype



lamps: 24 rules for smart light video courtesy of BERG



lamps: dumb things, smart lightvideo courtesy of BERG 



lamps: fiducial switchvideo courtesy of BERG



lamps: projection materials video courtesy of BERG



lamps sketch 09: media on mediavideo courtesy of BERG 



lamps: text camera video courtesy of BERG






early sketches of ‘a lamp that sees’ by timo arnall



smart light lamp prototype



smart light lamp prototype



smart light lamp prototype



early sketches of ‘a lamp that sees’ by jack schulze

  • The luminous body better and more efficient to find the thing you want to find, and very cute, I like.

    zhanzhan Zhang says:
  • interesting idea
    maybe it would need a better design work and functionality.
    but keep on…

    ANTc says:

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