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Tangibowls / Tableware for the blind


'Tangibowls' is a set of tableware to help visually impaired people enjoying their meal better.
Based on Asian dining culture, it’s been designed from firsthand suggestions of the visually impaired.
There’s built-in magnets in each bowl to keep it stable on the tray, different textures help to distinguish each bowl easier way. Considering their eating habits, Each bowl has been designed to be easy to pick up and help food slide into the mouth.
As much as functionality was the key consideration, so was aesthetics. The design features modern style so that the users would be perceived as consumers with taste rather than people in need of help.


Hongik University

Hongik University
Seoul, South Korea

Kyuhyun Lee,
Hongik University

Bitnuri Kim,
Hongik University