DesignNeri

DesignNeri featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

Heer

Heer is a bench for breastfeeding in public spaces. It's a small oasis of peace for moms and babies, a space they can come to rest and, if they want, even to isolate themselves from the hectic urban surroundings. Heer rotates, so moms can choose a position that suits them best. Heer gently rocks and calms both mom and baby. Heer has shields to offer privacy to moms that need it, and to protect babies from distraction. Heer is perfectly suited for airports, shopping centers, parks, public institutions. In other words, it fits wherever moms go because babies could be hungry anywhere.

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Pithos

This litter bin design subtly refers to the form of an ancient Greek jar. The design approach is abstract and simple. Fiber reinforced concrete and stainless steel are the two materials used for the construction of this object. To replace the bin bag, at first, one has to open the stainless steel lid. A shutter of the waste hole prevents rainwater from entering the bin.

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Happiness Here

This seating is meant to be a statement as well as a design solution. It embraces community involvements and conveys a much-needed message of happiness to encourage positivity in a city that repeatedly fell short on the global ranking of happiness level. Infused with cultural references (origami, paper-cutting) drawn from the designer’s mixed (Japanese-Chinese) heritage, the seating has also adopted Sun Chan's Chinese character art motifs as the designer’s tribute to her beloved late father who departed the same year she was commissioned this project.

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Sandane

Table tennis is a space-efficient and accessible game compared to a lot of sports. The equipment needed is cheap and the game is easy to learn and equally hard to master. The perfect urban activity. The project aims to honor the game of table tennis with a sculptural table, made for the urban environment. A strict frame is made from minimalistic plates of steel, painted with dark reflective paint. A chain of wooden spheres works as a crossbeam. As the spheres reflect in the paint a continuous chain appears to go through the metal, making it seem translucent and light.

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RovLocker

The smart parcel locker has two types modules: main and parcel. The parcel module is formed by assembling the inner and outer cabinet together with special electromechanical locks instead of using any fasteners on the outer interface. Thus, RovLocker has a seamless, minimal and anti-vandal design that adds aesthetic and functional value to public spaces. In addition, in cases of maintenance and repair, the inner cab can be pulled out from outer cab by opening the special locks. This means that the locker can be installed in various public areas, as there is no need to reach the back of it.

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Fluid Cube and Snake

Hello Wood created a line of outdoor furniture with smart functions for community spaces. Reimagining the genre of public furniture, they designed visually engaging and functional installations, featuring a lighting system and USB outlets, which required the integration of solar panels and batteries. The Snake is a modular structure; its elements are variable to fit the given site. The Fluid Cube is a fixed unit with a glass top featuring solar cells. The studio believes that the purpose of design is to turn articles of everyday use into loveable objects.

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