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MENSCHenLICHter
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Designer Michael Weinmann Organization micalitoMo
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Date : 2009 -
Place : Helsinki(Finland)
Project costs : ★★★★
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“MENSCHenLICHter” is an innovative lighting design concept for public parks and places.Through its human size and shape it brings light to a community on a human level, while sending a positive message through obvious sign language. Through centrally controlled LED-lights, the amount, color and effect of light can be determined, and used to set moods, influence feelings.

“MENSCHenLICHter” is a lighting design concept for public parks and places. It is human-centered in its approach and execution.
It is made of metal or natural fiber composite, and LED light.
Through its human size and shape it brings light to a community on a human level, while sending a positive message through sign language. For example “HUG ME”,”HELLO YOU” and “HOLD ME”.
Through centrally controlled LED-lights, the amount, color and effect of light can be determined, and used to set moods, influence feelings.
Not only will “MENSCHenLICHter” change the way of use and installation of public lighting, but also the use of public places. Its design can cut energy costs, and it is publicly accessible, attractive, human-centered, social, and emotional design.
Good design brings out good things in people.So “MENSCHenLICHter” makes a positive impact on human emotions, needs and behavior, changes social routines for the better, and initiates and encourages communication.