Meaning in User-product Experiences


Fire > tool for cooking > light source > provides warmth/comfort > destructive/ constructive

  • Associations with fire to heating all elements of our environment to provide warmth, cooking and production of energy
  • In the absence of light objects cast shadows revealing a different perspective
    An instigator of gathering
  • There is a disconnect between use of power and its product
  • In someways we can perceive a mastery of our environment, moving the production of electricity (process involves heating of coal with fire) further away from homes. We receive a transmuted form that energy to can change the temperature of a room at will or adjust the amount light in the room with flick of a switch.

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