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Swan

DESIGN NAME:
Swan

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Magazin Rack

INSPIRATION:
Open swan wings were literally the main inspiration behind this design the beauty and elegance in a posture of a swan with open wings been visually represented through the curved sidewalls of this sophisticated magazine rack. The organic and minimalistic approach in the design of the magazine rack would create a delight and warm feeling for any user.

UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
The simple bottom plywood act as a base for storing magazines; two wing-shaped plywood sidewalls serve as lateral support for the stored magazines furthermore, each of the wings offer different functionalities one of them can be used as a small table and the other one can be used for bookmarking.

OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
Magazine rack table with a reasonable optimal size which makes it easier for the consumer to bookmark their magazine, book,...while relaxing or studying.

PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
The project started in September 2017 and the final product was manufactured in February 2018

FITS BEST INTO CATEGORY:
Furniture, Decorative Items, and Homeware Design

PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
Molding, Laser cutting CNC, Plywood

SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
H 550 x W 350 x L 720 (mm)

TAGS:
Magazine rack, Table, Bookmarking, Swan, Organic

RESEARCH ABSTRACT:
A multitask magazine rack is designed the open wings of a swan was the main inspiration behind it This design was based on user behavior Often a reader need to bookmark a book or a magazine, this design exactly addresses the need via employing the tiny slots on the end of one of the wings. In addition, adding a small table section, on the end of another wing, leads to higher level of efficiency.

CHALLENGE:
A novel minimal and organic design of a magazine rack where the form follows the function

ADDED DATE:
2018-03-30 14:43:13

TEAM MEMBERS (1) :
Marzieh Hami

IMAGE CREDITS:
Elmira Deldari/Marzieh Hami

PATENTS/COPYRIGHTS:
Copyrights belong to Ela Design(Elmira Deldari), 2018