Picture of the Day: Hourglass-Inspired Traffic Lights


We use some things so often that we never stop to take a closer look at them and imagine how they might be improved upon? Designer Thanva Tivawong, inspired by the traditional sand-filled hourglass put together some concepts for redesigning the traffic light. Using LEDs to mimic the trickle down effect of the sand-filled glass, these lights provide a quick visual cue for how long you have before the color changes. No more waiting around and wondering if that light is ever going to switch from red to green.


Via PSFK; Images: Yanko Design.