Taiwan   |  2019

UN/LIMITED

Entrant Company

Kuan-hua Chou

Category

Product Design

Client's Name

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Sub-Category

Unexpected Design

Un/Limited (U/L) is a fully waterproof and size adjustable backpack tailored to the needs of an urban slow cyclist. This project aims to demonstrate the unlimited and limited requirements of space and material through a daily backpack. It can both expand to accommodate unexpected items and compress to keep the backpack streamlined to allow for better mobility. Following the design philosophy for 'design of reduction', the backpack is sealed by heat welding and made of mono-material DuPont Hytrel, or similar recyclable thermoplastic elastomers with different levels of hardness. This feature is in stark contrast to the backpacks on the market today, which are multi-material and hard to recycle.

Credits

Filmmaker
Hiroki Yokoyama
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Interior Design
China

Entrant Company

David Chang Design Associates International

Sub Category

Residential

Product Design
Netherlands

Entrant Company

Philips Design

Sub Category

Beauty, Personal Care & Cosmetic Products

Packaging Design
Hong Kong

Entrant Company

LLAB Design Ltd

Sub Category

Self-Promotion

Interior Design
Hong Kong

Entrant Company

P Interior & Associates Co.,Ltd.

Sub Category

Recreation Spaces