Under Cover Outfit: Exploring The Psychological Perception Of Uniforms

A designer explores how a public uniform changes people’s perceptions.

Under Cover Outfit-Exploring Psychological Perception Of Uniforms 2

London-based product designer Oscar Lhermitte‘s ‘Under Cover’ project looks at people’s perception of uniforms, and explores opportunities to play with the predisposition to trust a person in uniform. Lhermitte created a special hidden fluorescent jumper that he can put on in public for these experiments.

Watch how Lhermitte dons the outfit and impersonates authority on a street:

Under Cover – Impersonating authority #1 from Oscar Lhermitte on Vimeo.

Under Cover

[via DesignBoom]