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Snakie / Product design

Snakie
Snakie

A collapsible umbrella is easy to carry in the bag; however, it is always in a mess after use, particularly when trying to tidy up the whole thing.The umbrella is designed with a snaky-shape flexible plastic belt attached on the surface. It can be used to quickly and easily tidy the umbrella in a naturally swirling way. Additionally, the umbrella handle can be rotated to attach firmly on the edge of the table, with a rubber base. To remove, within the handle a magnet allows the handle to instantly return to its original without the need of any redundant mechanism.This concept provides a natural and elegant means to use a collapsible umbrella.

University

National Taipei University of Technology

National Taipei University of Technology
Taipei, Taiwan

Design

National Taipei University of Technology

National Taipei University of Technology
Taipei, Taiwan

Chien-Wen Cheng Cheng-Han Yeh