Lantern

Lantern

Lantern

Lantern

Graduation project. An app and a nightlight reacting to bedtime stories.

Graduation project. An app and a nightlight reacting to bedtime stories.

Graduation project. An app and a nightlight reacting to bedtime stories.

Graduation project. An app and a nightlight reacting to bedtime stories.

Graduation project. An app and a nightlight reacting to bedtime stories.

Context
Context
Context

Lantern is a nightlight that creates an atmosphere of lights and sounds according to the story the parent reads on his/her device.

We were asked to design an installation that would make the visitors experience the historical Qatari culture of movement. The project is yet to be produced in a near future.

Lantern is a nightlight that creates an atmosphere of lights and sounds according to the story the parent reads on his/her device.

Lantern is a nightlight that creates an atmosphere of lights and sounds according to the story the parent reads on his/her device.

My role
My role

As one of the designers, I worked on the concept, the user flow and different visual parts of the project.

As one of the designers, I worked on the concept, the user flow and different visual parts of the project.

As one of the designers, I worked on the concept, the user flow and different visual parts of the project.

As one of the designers, I worked on the concept, the user flow and different visual parts of the project.

Team
Team
Team

Alexis Tessier, Jonas Deprund, Katia Moreira

Alexis Tessier, Jonas Deprund, Katia Moreira

Alexis Tessier, Jonas Deprund, Katia Moreira

Client
Client

Graduation project at Gobelins
Paris, France

Graduation project at Gobelins
Paris, France

Graduation project at Gobelins
Paris, France

Year
Year

2015

2015

Fields
Fields

concept, interaction, interface, animation

concept, interaction, interface, animation

concept, interaction, interface, animation

Concept

Concept

Concept

Concept

Concept

Children from 4 to 6 tend to extend their bedtime because of their fear of darkness. We wanted to sooth this out by creating a new form of a routine for a child's bedtime.

Children from 4 to 6 tend to extend their bedtime because of their fear of darkness. We wanted to sooth this out by creating a new form of a routine for a child's bedtime.

Children from 4 to 6 tend to extend their bedtime because of their fear of darkness. We wanted to sooth this out by creating a new form of a routine for a child's bedtime.

Children from 4 to 6 tend to extend their bedtime because of their fear of darkness. We wanted to sooth this out by creating a new form of a routine for a child's bedtime.

Our solution

Our solution

Our solution

Our solution

Our solution

By binding two of the strongest solutions, night-lights & stories, we created a unique one : Lantern. A tiny friend who turns daddy's stories into light.

By binding two of the strongest solutions, night-lights & stories, we created a unique one : Lantern. A tiny friend who turns daddy's stories into light.

By binding the two strongest solutions, night-lights & stories, we created a unique one : Lantern. A tiny friend who turns daddy's stories into light.

By binding the two strongest solutions, night-lights & stories, we created a unique one : Lantern. A tiny friend who turns daddy's stories into light.

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Key moments

Key moments

Key moments

Key moments

Key moments

Storyboarding helped us fleshing out the main key-points of the interaction and make good decisions.

Storyboarding helped us fleshing out the main key-points of the interaction and make good decisions.

Storyboarding helped us fleshing out the main key-points of the interaction and make good decisions.

Storyboarding helped us fleshing out the main key-points of the interaction and make good decisions.

Storyboarding helped us fleshing out the main key-points of the interaction and make good decisions.

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Daddy launches the app

Daddy launches the app

Daddy launches the app

Daddy launches the app

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I take the lid off

I take the lid off

I take the lid off

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He reads my story

He reads my story

He reads my story

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I put back the lid

I put back the lid

I put back the lid

The App

The App

The App

The App

The App

During bedtime, the parent becomes the puppeteer by reading a story on a tablet and creating a reassuring moment of sharing.

During bedtime, the parent becomes the puppeteer by reading a story on a tablet and creating a reassuring moment of sharing.

During bedtime, the parent becomes the puppeteer by reading a story on a tablet and creating a reassuring moment of sharing.

During bedtime, the parent becomes the puppeteer by reading a story on a tablet and creating a reassuring moment of sharing.

Story covers

Story covers

Story covers

Story covers

Story covers

Every story creates a different atmosphere so choosing one can be tough. We animated the covers to bring life into each one of them.

Every story creates a different atmosphere so choosing one can be tough. We animated the covers to bring life into each one of them.

Every story creates a different atmosphere so choosing one can be tough. We animated the covers to bring life into each one of them.

Every story creates a different atmosphere so choosing one can be tough. We animated the covers to bring life into each one of them.

Every story creates a different atmosphere so choosing one can be tough. We animated the covers to bring life into each one of them.

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Reading a story

Reading a story

Reading a story

Reading a story

Reading a story

When choosing a story the parent is guided to start the nightlight and then narrate with the help of colours and animations. Page by page the colours become darker creating a pleasant reading when the night comes.

When choosing a story the parent is guided to start the nightlight and then narrate with the help of colours and animations. Page by page the colours become darker creating a pleasant reading when the night comes.

When choosing a story the parent is guided to start the nightlight and then narrate with the help of colours and animations. Page by page the colours become darker creating a pleasant reading when the night comes.

When choosing a story the parent is guided to start the nightlight and then narrate with the help of colours and animations. Page by page the colours become darker creating a pleasant reading when the night comes.

When choosing a story the parent is guided to start the nightlight and then narrate with the help of colours and animations. Page by page the colours become darker creating a pleasant reading when the night comes.

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The nightlight

The Nightlight

The Nightlight

The Nightlight

The Nightlight

The nightlight becomes the extension of the story so the words can be embodied as a light for the child.

The nightlight becomes the extension of the story so the words can be embodied as a light for the child.

The nightlight becomes the extension of the story so the words can be embodied as a light for the child.

The nightlight becomes the extension of the story so the words can be embodied as a light for the child.

The nightlight becomes the extension of the story so the words can be embodied as a light for the child.

Modes

Modes

Modes

Modes

Modes

A symmetric interaction for opening/closing illustrates the beginning and the end of the bedtime routine.

A symmetric interaction for opening/closing illustrates the beginning and the end of the bedtime routine.

A symmetric interaction for opening/closing illustrates the beginning and the end of the bedtime routine.

A symmetric interaction for opening/closing illustrates the beginning and the end of the bedtime routine.

A symmetric interaction for opening/closing illustrates the beginning and the end of the bedtime routine.

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Sleep mode
Story mode
Story mode

Design

Design

Design

Design

Design

The nightlight's rounded shape matches the usual easy to handle children objects and the illustrated owl brings life to the lid even if it's taken off.

The nightlight's rounded shape matches the usual easy to handle children objects and the illustrated owl brings life to the lid even if it's taken off.

The nightlight's rounded shape matches the usual easy to handle children objects and the illustrated owl brings life to the lid even if it's taken off.

The nightlight's rounded shape matches the usual easy to handle children objects and the illustrated owl brings life to the lid even if it's taken off.

The nightlight's rounded shape matches the usual easy to handle children objects and the illustrated owl brings life to the lid even if it's taken off.

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Choose the one that suits you

Choose the one that suits you

Choose the one that suits you

Choose the one that suits you

Choose the one that suits you

An owl, a tiger, a hippo and an elephant. Animals are a great way for children to identify and feel reassured. That's why choosing the right one is important!

An owl, a tiger, a hippo and an elephant. Animals are a great way for children to identify and feel reassured. That's why choosing the right one is important!

An owl, a tiger, a hippo and an elephant. Animals are a great way for children to identify and feel reassured. That's why choosing the right one is important!

An owl, a tiger, a hippo and an elephant. Animals are a great way for children to identify and feel reassured. That's why choosing the right one is important!

An owl, a tiger, a hippo and an elephant. Animals are a great way for children to identify and feel reassured. That's why choosing the right one is important!

Teaser

Teaser

Teaser

Teaser

Teaser

Creating a teaser was an important part of the project and one of the most fun for me to work on.

Creating a teaser was an important part of the project and one of the most fun for me to work on.

Creating a teaser was an important part of the project and one of the most fun for me to work on.

Creating a teaser was an important part of the project and one of the most fun for me to work on.

Creating a teaser was an important part of the project and one of the most fun for me to work on.

Storyboard

Storyboard

Storyboard

Storyboard

Storyboard

Storyboards and animatics helped having an overview of the video.

Storyboards and animatics helped having an overview of the video.

Storyboards and animatics helped having an overview of the video.

Storyboards and animatics helped having an overview of the video.

Storyboards and animatics helped having an overview of the video.

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Final teaser

Final teaser

Final teaser

Final teaser

Final teaser

Video showed during the final presentation. You can also watch a real demo of the project by clicking here :)

Video showed during the final presentation. You can also watch a real demo of the project by clicking here :)

Video showed during the final presentation. You can also watch a real demo of the project by clicking here :)

Video showed during the final presentation. You can also watch a real demo of the project by clicking here :)

Video showed during the final presentation. You can also watch a real demo of the project by clicking here :)

See also:

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