Climate controls are an essential part of any car dashboard. I thought it would be fun to research what's happening within the auto industry's digital product design and redesign the climate experience to fit on the bottom half of the 17" Tesla Model S touch screen.
Most auto interfaces feel very generic and unbranded, but I would love to make something that people want to leave up on their screens to create an ambience, especially as we move into the territory of self-driving cars.
STRAIGHTFORWARD, SIMPLE, ELEGANT. TOUCH-BASED CONTROLS OPEN AN OVERLAY, OR SLIDE UP. THE WAVE FORMS GENTLY MOVE AND COLORS CHANGE AS TEMP IS ADJUSTED.
EXPRESSIVE, ABSTRACT & ATYPICAL OF AN IN-CAR UI. THE SINE WAVES CURVE UP OR DOWN WITH VENT ADUSTMENT AND OSCILLATE DEPENDING UPON THE AIR STRENGTH.