This Homeware Collection Interacts with People and its Environment

By: Alyson Wyers - Sep 10, 2014
References: wengxinyu & dezeen
For his graduation project at Bauhaus University, Weng Xinyu designed this homeware collection. Called Good Medicine Tastes Bitter, the speculative design concept was inspired by a quote from Confucius. Through this project the product designer aimed to "create a series of products that are not so useful but have good intentioned messages inside."

The homeware collection consists of four unique pieces. The standing Angry Lamp turns off if it's not needed (i.e. if it's already bright or another light is on), where as the Shadow Play table lamp turns into a shadow puppet theater. The Tangible Memory frame blurs over time. The Time Killer clock also mimics human emotion by slowly cutting through itself when no one is around, but stops sawing when approached.