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Joker''s Nose / Pushpin

Joker''s Nose
Joker''s Nose

Traditional pushpins have many disadvantages. Taking the pushpins out of the box to easily hurt the fingers is the main disadvantage. The product incorporates a regular spike with a spherical silicone head, which is inspired by the ballpoint pen's protective head, so that people don't get easily hurt when they take it out. The spherical silicone head moves backwards and is eventually stored in a depression on the inside of the pushpin when it stabs into the wall. This saves costs and prevents the pushpin from hurting the finger and preventing the thumbtack from scratching paper or other items when it is not pressed into the wall.

University

Dalian Minzu University

Dalian Minzu University
School of Design
Dalian, China

Xiaoxu Liu,
School of Design, Dalian Minzu University

Minghe Bai,
School of Design, Dalian Minzu University

Xinyue Yu,
School of Design, Dalian Minzu University

Shiyu Sun,
School of Design, Dalian Minzu University