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Rain Shield / Umbrella

Rain Shield
Rain Shield

We hope to design an umbrella that is totally different from what it has been so far. Getting rid of the complicate structure of the old ones, it is formed by only a steel wire, with the pointless shape of arches. It won’t stab others. Also, one won’t get wet because of its aerodynamic shape. When folded, shorten the length of main pole, swirl the surface to the center, and fold it into a pad.

It is when a creative structure, an ingenious imagination, and some modifications are all brought together that Rain Shield is born, giving new life to the ordinary rainy days.

Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2X0E3QQqQWI

University

National Taiwan University of

National Taiwan University of
Science and Technology
Taipei, Taiwan

Design

NTUST

NTUST
Taipei, Taiwan

Li-Hsiang, Liu Min-Wei, Lin