University essay from Lunds universitet/Industridesign

Abstract: Dosan challenges the current norms and preconceptions of light switches in a home environment by creating impactful and joyful moments into an otherwise repetitive action. Technological advancements have led to an increased lack of physical interaction and tactile feedback, therefore it is important to consider what is replaced and what gets lost when new innovative technology is introduced. Dosan is an analog, wall mounted light switch for dimming and controlling multiple light sources from one unit. Through simple gestures such as: tilting, turning and pushing, combined with visual, audible and tactile feedback, the user is introduced to an experience. An experience which facilitates, satisfies and strengthens the relationship between user, product and brand

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