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Capella / Kitchen Timer


Exploring the sensibilities of a material and researching its historical context can lead to an innovative use in a new product. Ceramic is known for its properties of acoustic resonance, and this natural feature should be utilized in the products created from it. Capella uses a simplistic approach to the basic physics related to sound. It is a kitchen timer. The use of a bamboo ball and a ceramic bowl adds a dramatic performance and sound to an otherwise common household item. The ball dropping is a metaphor for the duration and completion of a span of time.


Domus Academy

Domus Academy
Product Design
Milan, Italy

Emmanuel Gallina ; Tutor
Min Chen; Teaching Assistant


EDA design

EDA design
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Eshaa S. Venkatesh David E. Elia Angela K. Faison