An homage to Scandinavian nature
Inspired by how the ice age shaped Scandinavian terrain over thousands of years, a smooth surface is juxtaposed with a raw core.
Swipe it, twist it, turn it, scroll it
The interactive sphere invites the user to explore and play with the water flow, while subtle icons suggest how to interact with it. The UI is not locked to any horizontal axes so interactions can be combined, allowing water flow and temperature to be simultaneously altered in one sweeping motion.
FLOW & TEMPERATURE
The solid material sphere is sunk in as if it shaped the basin with its solid weight. It has a unique physical presence and quality in your hand, allowing the control of water to be fast and functional with a quick twist, or seen as a moment of micro-meditation.
All materials are local to Scandinavia and can be mixed and matched to create a unique piece.
Quick physical foam mockups were CNC:ed to test proportions, ball sizes and interactions.