Google Home Hub is Google's display assistant for help at a glance. The design leverages familiar aesthetic cues to make it understandable. The display housing is thin, matching the look and feel of modern tablets and televisions. The speaker is covered in fabric like the upholstery of furniture. Google Home Hub delivers an intuitive experience by giving control of one's connected home in one view. It delivers a delightful experience with Live Albums (only available in certain countries) which uses the Assistant's machine learning to help Google Photos surface important moments and present them to you on Google Home Hub.
With its display floating above the surface, Google Home Hub has a clear visual hierarchy and puts the screen first. This helps to make the product more understandable and familiar. The design is unobtrusive and versatile. It fits in amongst ubiquitous home objects like picture frames without calling undue attention to the technology. Google Home Hub's small footprint is considerate of people's space which gives versatility to place it wherever it will be most beneficial. Light EQ enables the screen to be on and blend in to the environment. An RGB sensor reads the brightness and color temperature of the room and adjusts the screen accordingly. Lastly, Google Home Hub recognizes the diversity of people's homes and comes in 4 colors: Chalk, Charcoal, Sand and Aqua to allow it to fit in or stand out. Fabric is a big part of the material story, making the overall product feel tactile and soft, more like a piece of furniture.