PERIOD/MOOD: Stark lighting, and minimal furniture for past in juxtaposition with futures abundance of high-tech furniture and lighting. Shows the past was about the minimal necessities and entertainment, while the future is full of opportunity and sleek designs. Because of the advancements from the future the things they own and have can be focused on looks as well as their practical uses unlike the past.
Philips Luminous textiles is a company who focus on creating garments which have similar "sensitive" qualities as human skin. ‘Bubelle’, is a delicate ‘bubble’ dress illuminated by patterns that changed dependent on skin contact. 'Bubelle' was developed as part of the SKIN research project which looks into emotional sensing and explores technologies that are ’sensitive’ rather than ‘intelligent’
Contemporary Kitchen: TIP- Wire your drawers. Do you need your technology while you cook, perhaps to look up recipes or cooking hints, make cooking notes, play music or make diary entries? A powered drawer can keep your electronics off the counter and away from cooking mess and moisture and can charge them at the same time.