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Air-UP / Umbrella with air-filled bar

Air-UP
Air-UP

PROBLEM:
1.The ribs of ordinary umbrella are made of metal which can’t reduce volume and weight.
2.The metal ribs are easy to hurt people around you.
3.I It’s wasted you throw out the umbrella when there is a rip on umbrella cloth.
4.It’s unsafe using in rainy night.

SOLUTION:
1.Inflated and lower weight plastic replaces metal ribs.
2.Change rib’s material from metal to rubber.
3.Umbrella cloth is made of PLA which its material is disposable and recycles.
4.Handle design-Led light can protect user at night.

University

National Taipei Univ. of Technology

National Taipei Univ. of Technology
Taipei, Taiwan

Design

National Taipei Univ. of Technology

National Taipei Univ. of Technology
Taipei, Taiwan

Chiu, Yuan-Tai / Lin, Pei-Hsuan / Tai, Chia-Yen / Lin, Chih-Chung