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Clever switches use your OCD tendencies to save electricity

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Dec 22, 2017 01:03 AM
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by (Lucy Wang) last modified Dec 21, 2017

Do you have a habit of forgetting to turn off the lights? Thai designer Pakaporn Teadtulkitikul has a smart solution for those of us with obsessive-compulsive tendencies. Meet the OCD Switch, a clever light switch that takes advantage of our preference for pattern and symmetry to encourage users to turn the lights off and save electricity. When turned on, the switch is visually misaligned with its background, only to be set back in its proper place once turned off. Winner of a 2017...





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