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Co-existence Furniture by Ryan Jongwoo Choi

It Only Looks Precarious

Co-existence is a project by Ryan Jongwoo Choi exploring the “oneness” between man and nature. The beautifully cut ash frames appear to be balancing on an unsteady center point but it’s really solid granite. There’s something very modern about the execution even though it’s supposed to be a nostalgic study. I like it. Designer: Ryan Jongwoo Choi…

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Swing Capsule - Kitchen Knife Concept by Jongwoo Choi

Redesign the Kitchen Knife

Designer Jongwoo Choi believes traditional knives are not suitable for elderly because the center of mass is located at the rear when people push down. His solution – the Swing Capsule kitchen knife. The handle can rotate up and over the blade creating a more centered balance while keeping your fingers safely away. Designer: Jongwoo Choi…

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Upcycling Project – Bottle Caps by Ryan Jongwoo Choi

The Upcycling Project

…yan Choi hopes to extend the useful life of a plastic bottle. Many bottles get dumped and wasted, so adding this cap not only extends the life but also adds purpose; for example making a vase out of the bottle – Upcycling the form. Ryan explains, “The cap protects against unwanted elements entering the bottle and as easy use lid that opens and closes quite simply for usability.” Details: H 50mm X W 68mm X D 68mm Designer: Ryan Jongwoo Choi…

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Chef-approved Cooking

…looking for professional chef quality food at home, then you need the help of Ingressure. Ingressure is an appliance that accurately measures the ingredients of your soup, sauce or stew. It is intuitive enough to let you know how much salt, pepper or spice you need for the dish. It uses advanced sensors and comes with multiple attachments to suit your purpose. Ingressure is a 2012 Electrolux Design Lab Shortlisted entry. Designer: Jongwoo Choi…

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Jellyfish Lighting by Ryan Jongwoo Choi

Solar Jelly!

…use of materials and utilizes suction and solar technologies to provide lighting just about anywhere. Inspired by the shape of the gooey creature, the silicon structure can be pressed on any smooth surface to create an internal vacuum that suctions in place. Solar panels collect energy from the sun so there are no batteries to worry about. Place it on the window to charge during the day and turn it on to see at night! Designer: Ryan Jongwoo Choi…

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Smart Tray by Ryan Jongwoo Choi

Clever Kitchen Tray

The Smart Tray offers a lifestyle solution to those who live in cramped apartments and could do with fewer dishes in the kitchen. Aimed at the next-gen who prefers eating in front of the television, this kitchen appliance facilitates a more positive attitude towards housekeeping. The smart materials used in the tray allow it to be transformed into various dishes and are easy to clean at the end of a meal. Designer: Ryan Jongwoo Choi…

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i-Free – Digital Eyesight Correction Screen by Jongwoo Choi

Monitor Your Vision

…. A farfetched though for myopic folks like me, unless we undergo surgery; or we see the fruition of the i-Free concept. The idea is to have auto-correcting screen that portrays images according to the prescription number you have. This ways you strain your eyes lesser and it helps your vision in the long run. I’m all ears to know more if this idea is plausible; any comments? i-Free is a 2013 iF Design Award winner. Designer: Ryan Jongwoo Choi…

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Burning Cup – Cup Heater Design by Ryan Jongwoo Choi

Cup Burns

…t of beverage. The liquid solution breaks the balance of liquid state with a tiny impact and hardens it solid, and it then generates heat momentarily.” This heat generated by such an impact maintains the temperature of the beverage in the cup for a longer period of time. Every time you feel the beverage going a bit cold, simply crackle the sodium acetate from the outside once again and restart the heating process. Designer: Ryan Jongwoo Choi…

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