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World’s Best-Looking Thermostat, UK Edition

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World’s Best-Looking Thermostat, UK Edition

January 28, 2016

In the US, we’ve got the Nest thermostat, designed by a former Apple engineer, but the UK has the Hive Active Heating Kit, with a thermostat by SF-based French designer Yves Behar.

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Above: The Hive Active Heating System allows you to control your heating and hot water at home or from your phone.

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Above: The Hive Active Heating 2 is £171.58 ($245.27) from Amazon UK.

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Above: The LED display lights up only when the dial is touched; “We didn’t want to add another screen to the home,” Behar told Dezeen. “It doesn’t call for attention; it doesn’t sort of scream at you with blinking LEDs.”

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