Pulse

2015


Pulse is a feature lamp for the home kitchen or dining area.  It combines playful interaction with the beauty of moving light.  With these attractive qualities, the light can promote healthy eating choices when fruit is displayed on its base.

 
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interaction

When the central dome is tapped, the light bounces and changes intensity depending on the force of the tap.  This is achieved through the use of a knock sensor controlled by an Arduino.

 
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prototype

A card prototype helps test the interaction and the function of the sensors.

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craft

The base is crafted from European beech wood on a manual lathe.

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Print

The lamp shade was 3D printed, complementing traditional techniques with digital processes.