Honest materials create product attachment and therefore are a premise for a longer product lifespan
The layers structure facilitates the user in changing or repairing components, extending the product lifespan
Interactive stand for company presentation
Bubble Mode allows the user to detach from information pollution by choosing who/what to let in/out of the bubble
User testing Bubble Mode
Probes kits given to the users to use instead of their smartphones for one day
Different light and vibration feedbacks for different modes were tested with potential users
Smart[er] is a smartphone conceived to enlong the life-span of normal smartphones by changing users behaviors.
The phone is structured in five layers, in order to make it easier to fix.
Bubble is a mode that allows the user to detach from information pollution by choosing who/what to let in/out of the bubble
All materials and colors were chosen based on product attachment principles.
The project was committed by Enviu, a Rotterdam based organization engaged in sustainable innovation. The concept was part of the Our Mobile Generation (OMG) project. Nokia bought afterwards the whole OMG concepts package.
Eirik Lode Wiig
Shaun van Oorde-Grainger
Frank van de Ven