(image) Viridian light switch
Viridian Light Switch Concept
This conceptual idea for a light switch aims to educate the user, by helping them recognise how much energy they use.
The idea is that one press of the switch will produce a set length of time for the light to be switched on. This is communicated to the user as a fingerprint shaped light on the switch pad. As energy is used, the light fads away.
The concept aims to help consumers develop a better understanding of how much energy they use, by enabling them to make a connection between energy time.
The idea was developed as part of a set of regular design competitions run through the Viridian web site