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Reverse lid / lid

Reverse lid
Reverse lid

iF concept design award 2014

iF concept design award 2014

Oden(おでん) is a local Japanese snack; it is served with hot soup and dipping sauce with an assortment of bit-size ingredients. Oden is a popular “food on the go”, sold in convenience stores or from food carts. However, the container that is currently being used has a couple disadvantages. First, when the container is opened, the consumer tends to spill the soup because the lid is so tightly closed. Second, if someone is eating it on the go, there is no place to hold the dipping sauce. With the Reverse Lid, once you flip it and place it on the edge of the container, it will hold the dipping sauce and makes it easier and neater to eat Oden.

"This idea can be applied to tableware used in reception parties as well."
Jury Statement
<p> It is our honour and pleasure to receive this prestigious award. This project was a collaboration between two students from Taipei Tech and Shih-Chien U. We would like to give a special &quot;thank you&quot; to Prof. Lai-Chung Lee at Taipei Tech and Prof. James Hao at Shih-Chien U. And thank you to the jury for choosing our entry.</p>
Winner Statement
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National Taipei University

National Taipei University of Technology, Shih Chien University Kaohsiung Campus
Taipei, Taiwan

Kuang-Chung Hao, Yan-Liang Chen, Po-Hung Chen, Chih-Tsen Deng

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Shih Chien University, Taipei

Shih Chien University
Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Chih-Tsen Deng

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