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When people get on a subway with an umbrella, they usually put it on the floor or just hold onto it because there isn't anywhere to put it. Many people leave their umbrellas on the floor on a rainy day and lose them. This design enables people to place their umbrellas in between seats to allow easy storage. The heat from below the seats is used to sanitarily dry umbrellas.
The shape of this design was derived from a seashell to deliver natural, aesthetic beauty.
When people sit down in a subway, they try not to come into contact with others. By increasing the horizontal length of subway seats, people can more comfortably enjoy their ride.
Korea Polytechnic University
Industrial Design Engineering
Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Lim, Jae Min
Jeollabuk-do, Wanju-gun, South Korea