William Warren

London based product and furniture designer
Posts Tagged ‘sound led’

stained glass doorbell

The doorbell works by running current through the metallic strips of the stained glass window. A standard battery powered bell unit is screwed to the back of the door. Couples, once they have learnt the trick, can ring our doorbell by both touching the door and then kissing. The circuit is made and the bell rings.

Also visible in the photos are Jasia’s space invader curtains which she made herself.

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Glug Jug

This glass jug produces a distinctive glugging sound when water is poured from it. The image does not do the design justice, as its charm is experiential.

It was developed for a competition to design a water jug for London to encourage people to value and drink more tap water rather than continually buying bottled water. It is London by its language, character and connection to old Gin jugs.

The ‘Glug Jug’ is a traditional artefact, most commonly a ceramic fish and…

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Siren Seat

A repaired Thonet chair with a new uphostered leather cushion. The base of the cushion has a small hole into which a siren whistle is fitted. When the seat is sat upon, the air help within the foam escapes through the whistle, creating a comic sound. It’s fun. Honest.

These seats were developed as a response to a brief generated through the group WC Franck.

photography by Ivan Coleman

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