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Quick-folding Umbrella / Umbrella

Quick-folding Umbrella
Quick-folding Umbrella

Discipline: Product

Discipline: Product

The handle and tips of the ribs are fitted with magnets so that when the umbrella is closed, the magnets at the tips are attached to the one at the handle, thus preventing the umbrella from unfolding. Also, by turning the handle, the ribs are moved along so that the umbrella can be folded without touching the wet ribs and fabric.

Innovative idea!
Jury Statement
Unexpectedly, our dreams have come true: we have won an iF STUDENT DESIGN AWARD. This invaluable award means a lot to us. First of all, we feel like our design skills have finally been proven! Secondly, it gives us confidence that we can further improve our design abilities in the future. We feel very honored. We will never forget this special experience for the rest of our careers. We are really grateful to iF.
Winner Statement
University

Hanseo University

Hanseo University
Gyeonggi, South Korea

Hyunmook Lim,
Hanseo University

Sungmin Yoo,
Hanseo University

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