Artificial Scenery

As more consumers move to cities, simulated nature soothes the disconnect

Implications - As the push towards urban metropolises grows stronger, solutions that satisfy the disconnection from the natural world reinforce digital lifestyles and make the transition more bearable for consumers. The acceptance of digital renderings of nature sees a further evolution away from the very scenes they mimic for consumers with busy schedules that lack the time to actually experience them and satiates a demand for instantaneous stimulation.
SCORE: 3.4
Mild Top 6 Examples: 31,976 Total Clicks Apr 13 - Feb 14
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Outdoors-Simulating Treadmills - Voyager by Il-Seop Yoon Makes Running More Engaging
SCORE: 6.3
Hot 14,638 Clicks Pub: May 14, 13
Outdoors-Simulating Treadmills
Voyager by Il-Seop Yoon Makes Running More Engaging
The Voyager by Il-Seop Yoon is a slick treadmill that can be likened to a hamster wheel if only for its wrap-around design. Nevertheless, it is far more sophisticated and complex that the tiny... [More]
Soothing Sleep Devices - The Withings Aura Kit Ensures Maximum Restfulness During the Night
SCORE: 3.6
Warm 3,358 Clicks Pub: Jan 6, 14
Soothing Sleep Devices
The Withings Aura Kit Ensures Maximum Restfulness During the Night
The nickname ‘The City That Never Sleeps’ can easily be applied to more urban settings that New York these days, but the Withings Aura kit hopes to change that. With all of the devices... [More]
Organic Digital Decor - Autumn Leaves is a Nature-Inspired Installation Made Possible by Computing
SCORE: 3.3
Warm 3,377 Clicks Pub: Dec 13, 13
Organic Digital Decor
Autumn Leaves is a Nature-Inspired Installation Made Possible by Computing
It’s fascinating that an organically influenced design such as this can only be brought to life with the assistance of cutting-edge technology. As Autumn Leaves is a beautiful display for the... [More]
Virtual Reality Showers - The Portal Shower Transports You to an Island Paradise
SCORE: 3.5
Mild 8,527 Clicks Pub: Sep 20, 13
Virtual Reality Showers
The Portal Shower Transports You to an Island Paradise
If there is any near-sanctuary in a modern Western home, many people will tell you that it’s their bathroom. This is a space where one can shut out the world and feel the refreshing effect of... [More]
Poetically Stormy Lampshades - The Stormy Sky Shade Decorates Living Spaces with a Storm Pattern
SCORE: 2
Untested 1,472 Clicks Pub: Jul 3, 13
Poetically Stormy Lampshades
The Stormy Sky Shade Decorates Living Spaces with a Storm Pattern
Sometimes living in an urban environment makes city-dwellers yearn for nature, even with its unpredictability; this Stormy Sky Shade, featuring a beautiful storm pattern on its surface, allows urban... [More]
Electric Illumination Installations - Marshmallow Laser Feast Creates a Forest Made of Laser Beams
SCORE: 1.3
Untested 604 Clicks Pub: Apr 30, 13
Electric Illumination Installations
Marshmallow Laser Feast Creates a Forest Made of Laser Beams
Design studio Marshmallow Laser Feast came up with a way to get people to interact with high-tech light shows in a way that feels both beautiful and natural by creating a forest made with laser beams.... [More]