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Buddha moment beads / Smart beads

Buddha moment beads

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_02 2018

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_02 2018

There is a Buddhist saying that a butcher becomes a Buddha the moment he drops his cleaver. People have gradually forgotten spiritual rituals in the fast-paced modern life. Taking up the Buddha moment beads and rotating them, people will feel the Buddhist inner peace. The Buddha moment beads have an electronic bead with a time display area and vibration reminder function. People can set reminder time for spiritual activities and use the timer to complete daily practice.

This design integrates technology and spirituality in an elegant, analog and discrete manner. The spiritual ritual remains the same as it has always been without the technological element being a disturbing factor, but just a helpful reminder. A small evolutionary take on an existing product. The shape of the design is biomorphic and well integrated into the bead bracelet and is something you can imagine wearing every day effortlessly.
Jury-Statement
Use design to express ideas, use ideas to extend design.
Winner Statement
University

Hubei University Of Technology

Hubei University Of Technology
WuHan, China

YiBing Hu,
Hubei University of Technology, Engineering and Technology College

Jiahui He,
Hubei University of Technology, Engineering and Technology College

Mingjie Yang,
Hubei University of Technology

Xueyun Xiao,
Hubei University of Technology