- Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building - http://inhabitat.com -
Danny Taylor’s Dimmer Switch Teaches Kids Energy-Efficient Behavior With a Happy Face
Posted By Mike Chino On October 23, 2012 @ 5:10 pm In energy efficiency,green Interiors,Green Lighting,Inhabitots,Reader Submitted Content | No Comments
Designer Danny Taylor  found that most energy monitors  do little to engage with children, so he created an interface for a light that attempts to inform children of energy wastage without bombarding them with data and statistics that they will not naturally engage with. This simple ‘dimmer switch’ humanizes an ordinarily ubiquitous object to help the child form a relationship with it. The act of turning the light on creates a ‘sad’ face, and turning it off makes the character ‘happy’.
+ Danny Daylor 
The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions  carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing!
Article printed from Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building: http://inhabitat.com
URL to article: http://inhabitat.com/danny-taylors-clever-dimmer-switch-teaches-kids-energy-efficient-behavior-with-a-happy-face/
URLs in this post:
 Danny Taylor: http://itsdannytaylor.com/?portfolio=dimmer-switch
 energy monitors: http://inhabitat.com/tag/energy-monitor/
 see your story on Inhabitat: http://inhabitat.com/submit-story
Copyright © 2011 Inhabitat Local - New York. All rights reserved.