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Ept / Multifunctional walking stick


Ept, meaning ‘adroit’ or ‘skillful’, an antonym of the word ‘inept’, is a multifunctional walking stick designed to facilitate the elderly suffering from knee ailments such as inflammation, arthritis, etc. The C-shaped foot can be used to lift their legs onto the bed, pull things closer or lift things from the floor. It absorbs all shock due to movement, reducing the stress on the hand wrist. They feel ashamed to use current assistive devices since the product itself looks disabled. So, Ept is aesthetically designed to meet the deepest desire of the user, boosting their confidence. Ept ignites the user's self-esteem by making them independent


National Institute of Design

National Institute of Design
Haryana, India
Kurukshetra, India

Ashique Shaji,
National Institute of Design