Paper is a machine that can print, scan and copy in a pleasant way. It communicates its function, provides clear feedback and uses physical controls to operate the key functions with ease.
Paper is a printer, scanner & copier.
Based on the question regarding why printers in general can be so frustrating and how they manage to visually transform every room into looking like an office, Ludwig Rensch questioned the general appearance of common printers and decided to start from scratch, rethinking the whole product.
Paper is part of Rensch's diploma thesis,Interacting with things, and explores how today's machines can be used intuitively. Despite being a connected device (Internet of Things) it doesn't have a screen and instead uses physical controls and simple light signals to take advantage of humans' motor skills.
Paper does also exist in the virtual space and can be operated by an app or a website. Thus, it brings together the analog and the digital world and transfers visual content from one platform to the other.The result is an entirely new form. Paper is prints off of an upright paper roll and therefore is compact, space-saving and mobile.
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