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Cascade / Water managing furniture


Cascade is water managing furniture that helps people easily manage water while offering a better user experience. Also, it is very inexpensive to manufacture and it has a simple structure that can be easily transported and assembled.

The core of Cascade is the classification of water. Cascade grades water into three levels of cleanliness for different usage and scenarios. With Cascade at home, people from those countries and areas have a better, healthier and more efficient way to use water.


ArtCenter College of Design

ArtCenter College of Design
Pasadena, United States

Yanhui Ban,
ArtCenter College of Design

Wenxi Qi,
Rochester Institute of Technology

Hengbo Zhang,
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign