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Lift-ring Battery / Battery

Lift-ring Battery
Lift-ring Battery

Discipline: Product

Lift-ring Battery
Lift-ring Battery
Lift-ring Battery
Lift-ring Battery

Discipline: Product

Curious children, for example, sometimes take batteries out of the remote and mix them with unused batteries. As someone who lives with smaller siblings, I often have difficulties distinguishing new from used batteries. So, I simply added a pull ring to the battery, thus making it easy to identify used batteries. Additionally, this makes it also easier to remove a battery from packaging or devices. I hope this low-cost design can solve lots of problems.

Good points of this project are the usability and ergonomics. "Lift-ring Battery” solves a common problem of identification of used batteries and facilitates their removal. This tool is a great example of design, which is the answer to real world problems in a simple, practical and economical way.
Jury Statement
Design is much more than just 'lifestyle' to me, which helps to create work that solves real-life problems.
Winner Statement
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GRAPHIC DESIGN+THE GUANGZHOU ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS

Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts
Guangzhou, China

Weimin Xu,
Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts

Tao Xu,
Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts

Luanqi Li,
Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts

Minghan Cai,
Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts

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