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ReFresh / talent design


People nowadays spend more and more time on smartphones unintentionally. We designed ReFresh, which is a wireless charger that helps people take back control over smartphones. To do so, the device visualizes the amount of your phone usage as the phone gets charged. It reminds the users whether they have been using their phones too often.
ReFresh is designed like a pillow for your cellphone. Its soft texture makes people feel relaxed. The squashy surface is where to place the smartphone. The more amount of phone usage the deeper your phone sinks into the surface.


National Cheng Kung University

National Cheng Kung University
Tainan, Taiwan

Wen-Hsuan Chou,
National Cheng Kung University

Yu-Sheng Lin,
National Cheng Kung University

Jui-Hung Yuan,
National Cheng Kung University