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Maze Toy / Toy

Maze Toy
Maze Toy

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_02 2018

Maze Toy

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_02 2018

The object is a maze toy which exercises flexibility of the wrist. However, toy-like, it's actually inspired by the experience of drinking wine in which one must hold and tilt the glass. Using balls of different materials like wood, steel or porcelain, it also creates different sound and visual stimulations.
This project is a play object that take up hand movements from our daily life and reactivate them to give them new meanings. Simply by playing, it encourages movement and reflection through puzzling arrangements and interesting visual interactions. Elegantly designed, It is reminiscent of a familiar fragment from our childhood or past.

Nice solution to encourage people to exercise.
Jury-Statement
I sincerely thank iF DESIGN for acknowledging my effort. This award-winning experience made me realize the importance of observing our life and then transforming into creativity. I will continue to work hard and achieve even more.
Winner Statement
University

Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts

Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts
Guangzhou, China

Keying Zhu,
Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts