Device interface design

Client
Switchee
Responsible for
Design
Working with
Alan Colville
Agency
Colville.cx

Switchee is a smart, internet connected thermostat interface that allows users to easily change and maintain the temperature in their house has part of a wider scheme to help affordable housing providers fight fuel poverty.  An interface was needed for the prototype that would be instantly familiar, simple to use and succinctly communicate the device capabilities

Visual Language

It was important to keep the interface as simple as possible. Icons were developed to help quickly signpost device features whilst avoiding clutter

A user interface was required to manage the settings of the device, simplicity and progressive disclosure were used to minimize the amount of information on the screens