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.
Above: The Hive Active Heating System allows you to control your heating and hot water at home or from your phone.
Above: The Hive Active Heating 2 is £171.58 ($245.27) from Amazon UK.
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.”