Functional robots offer a study in simple interactions between user and object

South Korean based design studio Monocomplex has created a range of minature robots that toy with the kinetic principle for inspiration:

“The object applied with the mechanism induces simple behavior in a person. If the same movement is repeated or the same strength is given for a constant time, then desired results will come out.”

Each of the objects is intended as a study in simple interactions between user and object, with the turning motions providing the point-of-focus for the pencil sharpener, lamp and music box. The objects have a strong ‘kidult' aesthetic and take advantage of the fact that since work life is non-stop thanks to mobile technology, people need to take more breaks from their screens to rejuvenate and play a little. #gallery-3 { margin: auto; } #gallery-3 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-3 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-3 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */

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