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REGEN / Tools (Product)


REGEN is a universal faucet add-on designed to induce psychological incentives to remodel our pattern of water usage. It is developed on 4 principles: break the illusion of water abundance, improve self-efficacy, reconnect cause & effect and apply valence-motivational tendency. The status bar (water level of the “funnel”) lowers as water flows but begins to REGENerate when water stops. The mission is to reify the abstract concept of water-saving into tangible and easily understandable visual objective: fill up the funnel. With standardized thread size and no external power required, REGEN can be used anywhere from garden hose to shower head.


Hong Kong Design Institute

Hong Kong Design Institute
Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR China

Yik Ching Lee,
Hong Kong Design Institute