A mindful phone, a detox for the hyper-connected world.
Our Mindfulness phone is a reaction to the hyper-connected world we live in. Constantly connected to the internet and bombarded with notifications and alerts - sometimes we need to detox from technology. We propose that the primary state of the phone is ‘offline’ with the option for temporary connection to the internet, so that the user's online activity is mindful, and only when absolutely necessary.
The thin layer of matte plastic covering the e-ink display gives the illusion of a wrap-around screen with no bezel. The combination of an e-ink display and the intentionally analogue keyboard emphasise the pebble-like form - with the aim of achieving a more tactile experience.