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Water-cradle / cradle

Water-cradle

Cradle is a necessity for each family with an infant,but the traditional cradle cannot provide the baby with much interactivity.However,water has a sound balance.It's true that a baby has been living in water for ten months before he is born.So,the water cradle can satisfy parts of the feeling similiar to that in mother's womb,in which even a subtle movement can produce a corresponding feedback.In addition,the peaceful sound and the stability of water can contribute to a sound sleep.Half of the lower part of the water-cradle is a ballon-liked hollow capsule which will automatically shape a recess to embrace the baby when filled with gas.

University

Zhejiang Sci-Tech University

Zhejiang Sci-Tech University
Hangzhou, China

Design

Zhejiang Sci-Tech University

Zhejiang Sci-Tech University
Hangzhou, China

ChenZhuo,Xia HuiChao,Xu Shidao,Chen Xiaowei