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Shower Calendar / Shower Calendar to Save Water

Shower Calendar
Shower Calendar

The Shower Calendar consists of a display in the shower. Upon pressing a button, a large dot appears at the current date in a calendar-like matrix. The dot represents 60 litres of water (estimated consumption of 20-40 litres for showering per day and person in Germany). We added 30 litres to the average in order to allow extreme situations. When using water the dot gets smaller until the user either stops the water or the full amount of 60 litres has been spent. In the latter case, the dot is very small, but still a visible record. The concept is designed in a way that beautifies reduced consumption of water. http://vimeo.com/34776752

This is a playful way to heighten people’s awareness of their water consumption. The concept reflects high-quality design.
Hansgrohe Prize 2012: My Green Shower Pleasure - selected by Andreas Haug
University

Folkwang University of the Arts

Folkwang University of the Arts
Essen, Germany

Design

Matthias Laschke

Matthias Laschke
Folkwang University of the Arts
Essen, Germany

Matthias Laschke