Pop Gum Handle by Lorenzo Susini

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DESIGN DETAILS
DESIGN NAME:
Pop Gum

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Handle

INSPIRATION:
The project springs from the desire to innovate a stereotype: the bicycle handlebar. The characteristic shape of the bicycle handlebar join the modern attitude for interchangeability and colours. Tradition and innovation come together in a modern and balanced blend with different materials. With its coloured, transparent cover Pop Gum is cheerful and customizable, you can choose the colour that fits your mood.

UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
Pop Gum is "Interchangeability". Which colour fits your mood? Every colour expresses the atmosphere when the environment is experienced. Pop Gum has a soft plastic cover and, with its smooth finish, is pleasing to the touch.

OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
Pop Gum has a plastic cover that user can easily change. The cover is available in six different colours reflecting the emotional aspect of the audience.

PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
The project finished in January 2015 and was exhibited in Fuorisalone del Mobile in April 2015.

PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
The structure is in hot pressed brass with non-toxic gum covers, available in six different and interchangeable colours. The cover can be changed without need of additional operations on the door, there is a fixing pin for the release and the changing of the cover. The pin is fixed at the extremity of an elastic element positioned inside the cavity of the lever handle. This one, in stable position, maintains the pin in protruding position, preventing the removal of the rubber lever handle while using the handle.

SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
Packaging: 1 Pair with 1 cover / 1 Piece with 6 covers

TAGS:
Interchangeability, funny, colourful, softness, mood.

RESEARCH ABSTRACT:
The project springs from the desire to innovate a stereotype: the bicycle handlebar. The characteristic shape of the bicycle handlebar join the modern attitude for interchangeability and colours. Tradition and innovation come together in a modern and balanced blend with different materials.

CHALLENGE:
The structure is in hot pressed brass with non-toxic gum covers. The cover is soft and, with its smooth finish, is pleasing to the touch.

ADDED DATE:
2015-06-28 11:20:24

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IMAGE CREDITS:
Images: Enrico Cassina, 2015.

PATENTS/COPYRIGHTS:
Patent deposited.

Visit the following page to learn more: http://www.enricocassina.it/
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CLIENT/STUDIO/BRAND DETAILS
NAME:
Enrico Cassina

PROFILE:
The Porro Family has actualized, in the space of three generations, her passion for the furnishing accessories, combining the drawings and the art of the master engravers with the engineering precision of the final object. Furnishing accessories enhance the interior design project. The Porro Family destined the prestigious brand Enrico Cassina, with its philosophy of stylistic pureness, to offer the widest range of metal objects and “custom-made” solutions, with the guarantee of a 100% Made in Italy product. The Enrico Cassina handles and accessories become therefore “icons of signs” in the project of the architectural space.

NOMINATION DETAILS

Pop Gum Handle by Lorenzo Susini is a Nominee in Furniture Accessories, Hardware and Materials Design Category.

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AWARD DETAILS

Pop Gum Handle by Lorenzo Susini is Winner in Furniture Accessories, Hardware and Materials Design Category, 2015 - 2016.



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