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Ottoman which can transform into a life raft and save its owner's life

Detailed Description:
Concept: With one simply movement the ottoman transforms into the raft /tent. Can be useful for the people living in places with a danger of flooding, tsunami or other harmful nature acts. Life saver which is always nearby. Raft can be tightly closed and bear blows of waves. With 8 separated cameras it can stay on waves even when some of them are damaged. Each of 8 waterproof segments can be opened from inside and can contain SOS transmitter food supply and medicine.

Known drawbacks of design:
Ottoman which can transform into a saving raft and save its owner life (Project is devoted to memory of victims of tsunami in Japan.) Concept: With one simply movement the ottoman transforms into the raft /tent. Can be useful for the people living in places with a danger of flooding, tsunami or other harmful nature acts. Life saver which is always nearby. Raft can be tightly closed and bear blows of waves. With 8 separated cameras it can stay on waves even when some of them are damaged. Each of 8 waterproof segments can be opened from inside and can contain SOS transmitter food supply and medicine.

Designed in:
2012

Status of realization:
Prototype

Challenge(s):
Environment, Health, Habitation

Region of use:
Europe

Form/Impact/Context

Form
Orange was choosen as something positive that fills the interiour with warmness and comfort. Inside it is situated the rafting boat which can save hes owners live

Impact
People who have this ottoman can fell themselves more safe and in some ocassions it can save peoples live

Context
ORANGE SAVER Ottoman which can transform into a saving raft and save its owner life (Project is devoted to memory of victims of tsunami in Japan.) Concept: With one simply movement the ottoman transforms into the raft /tent. Can be useful for the people living in places with a danger of flooding, tsunami or other harmful nature acts. Life saver which is always nearby. Raft can be tightly closed and bear blows of waves. With 8 separated cameras it can stay on waves even when some of them are damaged. Each of 8 waterproof segments can be opened from inside and can contain SOS transmitter food supply and medicine. Lifting a safety lock edges are released and the raft is filled with compressed air from the baloon

Business

Is the design protected by patent or ip registration?
none

How has the development of the design been financed hereunto?
Personal investment

Is there a plan for future investments?
No

Is there in-house competencies to secure market roll out of the design, with regards to investment, distribution, sales, etc.?
No

Credits

Designed by:
Timofey Zhuravlev

Title/Role:
designer

Website:
timofeyzhuravlev.com

Professional status of designer:
product and interiour designer

Nationality:
Russian Federation

City/Country of residence:
Russia Saint Petersburg