Design Release

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

 

Nalox

175 people die a day in the U.S. from an opioid overdose, and naloxone is the drug that can reverse it. Loved ones and passerby are usually the first to find an overdose victim, but current naloxone kits have not been designed with their needs in mind. Nalox was designed to be a better overdose kit. It is simple, intuitive, discrete, and small enough to be carried at all times so that it is there when the user needs it most. Most importantly, it brings empathy and control to those who desperately need it. In short, Nalox puts the power to save a life in everyones hands.

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Identity

Identity combines classic product design and social design. It is empowering people to define themselves in their own terms. It highlights the importance of perspective in creating the reality. Labels like gender, race, nationality, etc. that has nothing to do with the true self are limiting people both in the society and in their own mind. Identity inspires individuals to choose a perspective to tell an empowering story to themselves. Human behavior initiates in the mind and Identity is a reminder to break the limiting cycle. It bridges the gap of two opposites with changes in perspective.

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Tokyo Sento Project

Creating a community based in sustainable SENTO. 1. Management of WEB media connecting young people and public baths. 2. Management of SENTO as experiment site to provide SENTO for one of the occupation. 3. Connect SENTO to companies as media that advertisement and event places. 4. Make an environment in which new companies, occupations and organizations that related SENTO are established. Through these activities, we have made the SENTO which was a declining industry a necessity for the present society.

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Bermuda

Created for the over 100 million fishermen who don't have resources for equipment. Bermuda is a low cost seawater purifier. Its design is based on the Bermuda triangle , from which its shape derives, this triangle shape is also necessary for the purifier's efficiency. It's inflatable body can be used as a lifesaver. Its lines, textures and colors are soft and friendly to convey a sense of hope in the user and generates a state of alert, that in conjunction with good hydration increases the chances of being saved. In addition, due to its materials and technology can be produced at a low cost.

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Helping Hands

Helping Hands is a concept designed to make everyday life easier for deaf people. The deaf have in many cases the right to have an interpreter, for example, at the doctor, in the office or in court. But what happens if an interpreter is not available in an emergency? Helping Hands is a concept that empowers healthcare professionals to communicate with deaf people. In addition to communication cards and a communication board, the manual also points to important and specific information for dealing with the deaf. The most important gestures are learned and can be applied immediately.

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Kamiyama SHIZQ Project

One and only beauty. A stack of annual rings is a design that only the nature that the mountain of the god of Japan raises. Technology that lasts 1000 years. A masterpiece that traditional craftsmen who hardly remained in Japan carefully finished one by one. A miracle that the climate of Japan occurred. Warm and soft touch and mouthfeel are comfortable, lightweight and excellent in keeping warmth retaining ability is Japanese cedar. The annual rings piled up for years in the mountain of god are still alive, to meet someone.

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