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R1 / R1


An analog radio is one of most important product for a blind people. ‘R1’ has designed for them to control the radio more intuitively. By using a wheel structure user can control the radio by physical movement. The ‘R1’ allowed users to turn gadget on or off and to control volume and tuning simply by physically rolling the radio forward, backward and sideways.
Functionally, by using bevel gear system, I could increase a tuning range more than four times wider than before. There were too many channels in a narrow display before.


Royal College of Art

Royal College of Art
Product Design
London, United Kingdom

Ron Arad
Sam Hecht
Durrell Bishop
Andre Klauser



LONDON, United Kingdom