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Serenity by Artefact Encourages Emotional Connections With Homes

By: Meghan Young - Published: Oct 28, 2012 • References: artefactgroup and psfk
Serenity by Artefact, a studio based in Seattle, Washington, envisions what it could be like if the home had its very own OS system. Equipped with sensors that track information such as temperature, lighting, sound, energy consumption and airflow, it would help people maintain the perfect environment throughout their living space. Better yet, it is purported to strengthen a person's emotional connection with their home.

What makes Serenity by Artefact particularly special is its e-ink display monitor. This feature allows the home OS system to display colorful infographics like artwork on the wall. From circles to leaves, the images are all calming and intuitive to look at. The information displayed, however, become tailored to each user as they interact with it more and more, showing only what they are ultimately interested in.