The BLANCO CULINA chefs faucet features elegant lines and a magnetic hook-up with a closed coil that offers effortless performance without entanglement. A flexible steel spring spout provides maximum free range. The powerful dual spray and coil effortlessly snap back to their original position just by holding the spout near the magnetic element.
Lepen is a soldering system that was designed for the convenience and safety of users. It uses the principle of a pen and a pen holder. A soldering pen helps users to feed, melt and desolder solder in an easy and comfortable way. The pen holder functions as a recharger and a smoke absorber.
Credits: Moon-Hwan Lee of CIDR Laboratory at ID KAIST (South Korea)
The Virus Spuit detects and removes computer viruses that may be transmitted though portable storeage devices. A virus is easily transferred from one computer to another through a USB drive when sharing work documents, music or other files. Virus Spuit is attached to the portable drive, cleansing the data before any virus can be transmitted. Layers of colorful light illuminate as viruses are found and disappear as the viruses are eliminated.
Credits: Ji eun Kim and Na hyun Park of Samsung Design Membership/Dongduk Women's University (South Korea)
The Franke Peak sink collection marries form to function, harmonizing a minimalist style with maximum performance. Each element is fashioned to excel in both form and function to create complete design symmetry. Aesthetically pleasing and remarkably functional, the Peak sink collection brings unparalleled style and utility to any kitchen.
Credits: Christian Bomatter of Franke Kitchen Systems (Switzerland)
AMPLIFY is an affordable and sustainable crystal light that uses a minimal amount of materials and energy to create a maximum light effect. Traditional chandeliers are made of numerous parts, lights and crystals, AMPLIFY changed this equation to one crystal plus one low-energy LED light and a faceted paper shade. The amplification of just one crystal achieves the multiple beautiful reflections and color burst typically associated with expensive chandeliers.
Compass is a modular system of interchangeable components that can be used to create applications for patient rooms, caregiver work areas and other clinical spaces. Different configurations provide storage for patient belongings, space for families to work and visit, and work surfaces and supply storage for caregivers. Designed to accommodate change, the components are easily assembled, removed, rearranged and refreshed.
The Mask air purifier removes dust, germs and airborne viruses using a state-of-the-art composite filter. Its minimalist design with understated lines combined with a solid texture create a reliable and modern look. The circular interface at the front was intuitively laid out with the necessary functions.
Credits: Hun-jung Choi and Seung-woo Kim of Woongjin Coway (South Korea)
The P-220 is a desktop water purifier that removes harmful substances, such as heavy metals, carcinogens and germs, and supplies healthy water using a state-of-the-art composite filter. The two-way faucet makes drawing water easier, either with a cup or a detachable 1.5-liter bottle. The touch of a button withdraws a fixed quantity of water (1-liter). Almost any kind of bottle can be used in addition to the provided bottle.
Credits: Hun-jung Choi and So-young Jung of Woongjin Coway (South Korea)
The Hurray Chair was inspired by origami techniques. A plain sheet of 3 millimeter polypropylene is scored by a CNC milling and then folded by hand into the final product. Its high load-bearing capacity is derived from the structural folding; no screws or adhesive glues are used.
Credits: Shih-Chan Chiu and Jeng-Neng Fan of National Taiwan U. of Science and Technology (Taiwan)