We don't give much thought to the walls and roof that shelter us each day. But what if your house was capable of feeling?
A new connected home concept aims to make us feel more connected not to a smart grid but to the house itself. From design firm Artefact, Serenity, a red dot Design Concept winner, is a smart home operating system that adds a layer of emotion.
Instead of the typical meter, number, or dial representing our current consumptive state, why not have a little fun with the data? Why not create awareness through a metaphor of something we care about? Why not make it an engaging interaction that becomes a pleasurable activity? Why not make it art?