Unsupported browser

You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.

Sign up for an Award

Participate with your entry in one of our professional or student awards.

Sign up for an award

Sign up for a Profile

Create your own profile and publish it in the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE.

Sign up for a profile

Learn more:


Present your project for free and win your share of EUR 50,000 in prize money.

Publish your project

universal washer / Washing Machine

universal washer
universal washer

The main subject of this concept is the ageing of the western population and the desired autonomous lifestyle of the elderly individuals. Personally lead depth interviews prior to the draft phase increased the understanding of the needs and the living environment of the senior generation. The design is focused on facilitating the loading and unloading process, providing the possibility to hold on the object as well as enhancing the communication (optically, acoustically) between the product and the customer.


Universität für angewandte Kunst

Universität für angewandte Kunst
Industrial Design
Oskar Kokoschka-Platz 2, 1010 Wien, Austria

o.Univ.-Prof. Mag. arch. Paolo Piva


Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien

Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien
Oskar Kokoschka-Platz 2, 1010 Wien
Wien, Austria