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How did this design improve life?:
Round Zone Containers offer an innovative way of storing every day items, combining aesthetics and function.
Name of Designer(s):
Minna Ahokas.
Designers professional status:
Professional
Status of realization:
Realized
Kind of design:
Tangible
Produced by:
Woodnotes Oy
Year of production, realization or publishing:
2003
Designed in country:
Finland
Used on continents:
Entire World
Short description of design:
Round Zone Containers are made of 100 % paper yarn and they come in three sizes. The uncomplicated design of Round Zone Containers is a well-balanced combination of pure natural material and clear, simple forms. Round Zone Containers are available in six colours.
Functionallity and use of design:
Round Zone Containers offer innovation solutions for storing every day
items both in the home and in office environment. Round zone containers are easily adaptable to interiors of different styles. They are not just functional objects but also add to the aesthetics of the space where they are used.
Drawbacks of life improvement:
None
Research and need:
The design was created by combining the beauty and aesthetics of natural material with a real function to produce items that would be of use in every day life. Because of their timeless design and strong material, Round Zone Containers are a good example of sustaineble and ecological design.
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