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Mosquite / Fabric softener

Mosquite
Mosquite

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_01 2017

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_01 2017

Mosquite is a new type of fabric softener containing anti-mosquito component. This softener uses pyrethrum flower extraction to prevent Zica virus in an eco-friendly way. We have seen a lot of people suffering from Zica virus. Zica virus mostly occurs in South American region. So, we tried to make the softener from pyrethrum flower which is grown in this region and contains anti-mosquito component. Pyrethrin, a constituent of pyrethrum flower, has a strong insecticidal effect on mosquitoes. So we decided to make the fabric softener from this ingredient, and by laundering clothes, permeated pyrethrum smell will get rid of mosquitoes.

It solves a relevant health problem in an environmentally friendly and very simple manner.
Jury-Statement
We are really happy that we were chosen as award winners of the iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD 2017. We became designers to find right and better direction.
Winner Statement
University

Hongik University

Hongik University
Seoul, South Korea

Kim A Lim,
Lee Ga Young,
Hongik University

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