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Variable-Size Umbrella / Umbrella

Variable-Size Umbrella
Variable-Size Umbrella

Discipline: Product

Discipline: Product

This umbrella can be resized according to peopleˊs needs. The umbrella's surface is made of an elastic material that allows flexibility. A regulator and spring make it easy to change the umbrella's size from small to large or to fold it.

This project concerns mainly about the spatial concept and practicality for the user. It's great to think about sharing it with others (a mundial trend) and, even if it's a structural change (its shape is not really different from a ordinary umbrella), they made a big innovation! Very-well elaborated, efficient in production and logistics.
Jury Statement
We are so excited to win the iF STUDENT DESIGN AWARD 2016. But we know it's just the beginning and we will try our best to create more good designs.
Winner Statement
University

Hubei University of Technology

Hubei University Of Technology
Wuhan City Hubei Province, China

Wang Chen,
Hubei University Of Technology

Yue Li,
Hubei University Of Technology

Jian-hui Zhu,
Hubei University Of Technology

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