People make it happen

Designing for a better world.

Curiosity has always been the driving force behind the industrial- and digital product design at Design-People. Ever since 2005, we have been asking the questions that take our clients’ businesses to the next level. We prioritize understanding the needs, motivations, and barriers for each user in order to find out where the meaningful value lies for the business.

We know design isn’t just about making a product easy on the eyes. Our goal is to simplify and improve product experiences by applying a strategic design thinking approach to our work. In the end, we believe this leads to better solutions for people and for the planet.

Redifining indoor climate experience with E-ink remote

Client:
Velux
Services:
Digital Concept Design & User Testing
Sector:
Building Tech
Redifining indoor climate experience with E-ink remote

VELUX, a trailblazer in the window industry renowned for their transformative roof windows, reached out to Design-People with a goal. For VELUX, the challenge was clear – reinvent roof window interactions. Seeking a partner who shared their passion for pushing boundaries, VELUX found a great design partner in Design-People. This collaboration came to redefine not only windows, but the very experience of living with Velux products.

Henrik Mathiassen
CEO, Founder
Redifining indoor climate experience with E-ink remote
Redifining indoor climate experience with E-ink remote
Redifining indoor climate experience with E-ink remote
Breaking New Ground

At the core of this partnership the challenge of revolutionizing roof window control became the focus point. VELUX, synonymous with innovation in the industry, envisioned a groundbreaking solution. Design-People, known for their user-centric approach, brought their expertise to the table. The mission was clear: create the world's first e-ink remote controller tailored exclusively for VELUX roof windows – introducing the VELUX Touch.

Redifining indoor climate experience with E-ink remote

VELUX, a trailblazer in the window industry renowned for their transformative roof windows, reached out to Design-People with a goal. For VELUX, the challenge was clear – reinvent roof window interactions. Seeking a partner who shared their passion for pushing boundaries, VELUX found a great design partner in Design-People. This collaboration came to redefine not only windows, but the very experience of living with Velux products.
Seamless Integration, Real-World Validation

The culmination of this collaboration formed the VELUX Touch – an intuitive remote controller that seamlessly integrates with VELUX roof windows. More than a technological milestone, it's a testament to a design philosophy grounded in user experience. While not the world's first, for VELUX, it represents a leap into uncharted territory. 

Real-world validation sessions with VELUX roof window owners, affirmed not only the technical success, but also the user-friendly design that enhances daily interactions. The VELUX Touch: A beacon of innovation validated by those who matter the most – our users.

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