2019 by Wayne designworks.

Judge by the professional designers from Google.

This design proposal is recognized as the top 3 projects in the class.

Educational project at ArtCenter
Design a Google branded task lamp for the future of work.
14 weeks


Their test score.

Primary Insight

According to ACT Org

2017 the Colledge and Carrer Readiness

• Google suite has been widely adopted by college and university students.

• Google its subsidiaries Youtube have a massive amount of online education resources.

• It is too expensive for a regular college student to consistently hire a tutor.

Secondary Insights


A physical presence of the Google-suite of education to make the remote studying experience more effective and efficient. 

Power by effective service 


To meet the future’s biggest challenges, the Google study is a physical presence of the G-suite of education. It bridges all google education service and make them works together and becomes a powerful study tool for students.

The lamp is a perfect container of all the study-related services. Almost every student has a desk lamp, is the least intrusive electronic device.

An $85 dollar/Hr tutor is expensive for a common university freshman


With a $79 investment, the user will get

Smart lighting

The lighting component has an integrated sensor, and it will automatically change the temperature of light depends on the materials the user was consuming.

Google study can scan the notes and organize them into an appropriate note-taking system (Cornell, Flow, etc) and store them in Google keep app.

Organize Notes

Quicker search process

Google study can recognize words and images to start research on one topic.

And base on the frequent asked questions history, it will generate a demo test for the user.

Get accurate feedbacks

The user can use the lamp to shot a photo and video for his work. Through Google class in the G -suite, the user can get feedback from both his classmates and instructor.

The Google study desk lamp is an ideal

add-on to college library, study room.

Public Setting 

About the design language

  • Not intrusive, look like a piece of furniture. 

  • Should have a feeling of google product.

  • The overall form should be as simple as it can to avoid adding difficulty after-sale service consider the scale of Google.

The final prototype consists of a LED and wifi camera, and a wifi speaker could perform google assistant. The light is a perfect duo with the camera to provide sharp images.


Work smart getting into your flow.