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Hitachi Elevator HF-1 / Elevators

Hitachi Elevator HF-1
Hitachi Elevator HF-1

Discipline: Product

Discipline: Product

Hitachi Elevator HF-1 applies “HUMAN FRIENDLY” as the development concept to provide a further smooth ride. This product is the first stage of this development. Its design aims at maximizing a ride without stress by focusing users’ unconscious behavior and feelings. As a result, the interface of the control panel and the buttons are designed to allow users to operate intuitively. Furthermore, the high ceiling that reduces unpleasant pressure from a limited and closed space and the lighting that changes with human biorhythm are equipped to offer a comfortable riding experience to users.

  • DATE OF LAUNCH 2015

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME 25 - 36 months

  • TARGET REGIONS Asia

  • TARGET GROUPS Consumer / User

  • ASSESMENT CRITERIA Aesthetics / Design Quality, Practical Use, Innovation / Autonomy

Client / Manufacturer

Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi Building Systems Co., Ltd.
Tokyo, Japan

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Design

Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi, Ltd.
Tokyo, Japan

Kenta Kumagai, Akira Omachi, Kohei Shirai, Tatsuya Tokunaga, Kiyohito Fukuhara

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Design

Naoto Fukasawa Design

Naoto Fukasawa Design Ltd.
Tokyo, Japan

Naoto Fukasawa

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