Lucas Couto is a bi-hemispherical industrial designer, hailing from Brazil but currently based in Norway, where he works for Microsoft on UX in mixed reality. "As an Industrial Designer I constantly have to work with physical UIs," he writes. "I wanted to explore more of these interfaces we encounter on a daily basis. I want to understand better the affordance and semantics of the interactions and what goes on in our minds when we relate to them."
The result are these explorations in user interfaces:
These were done independently of Couto's job, on his own time. But "After this pandemic," he writes, "I'll try to bring this topic to real-life meetings with my colleagues."