nendo: faucet stand for elecom nendo: faucet stand for elecom
aug 03, 2011

nendo: faucet stand for elecom

‘faucet’ stand for tablets and smartphones, designed by nendo for elecom

the fifth series designed by japanese studio nendo for elecom, ‘jaguchi’ (‘faucet’, or ‘tap’) is a line of stands for smartphones and tablets. composed of polycarbonate plastic with ABS faucet parts, the stands take the appearance of an old-fashioned faucet from which water is streaming into a small puddle. the pieces are produced in clear, blue, black, and white.

rear view in use, tablet stand in blue

front view in use, tablet stand in blue

‘faucet’ stand in black

rear view in use, smartphone stand in black

front view in use, smartphone stand in black

‘faucet’ stand in white

‘faucet’ stand in clear

  • ?

    A says:
  • when you have a name in the industry, any idea in your sketchbook might get realized. you have to be aware of that responsibility!

    oliver says:
  • wtf?

    tikari says:
  • i expect more from nendo….
    i could find something like this in a one-euro bazar…

    jack says:
  • cosaaaaaaa? oNendo!

    mario says:
  • what a waste of energy and materials!

    thomas gravemaker says:
  • 8-/

    remy says:
  • trite

    dbkii says:
  • why?

    meagain says:
  • …. no !!!

    Bull says:
  • I find it quite amusing actually.

    Donna says:
  • Is there really so much need to have a stand for a smart phone? These are HAND HELD devices. Why waste the energy and resources on novelty?

    beegeepee says:
  • gadget for gadget!??

    kabubi says:
  • Unnecessary and impractical.

    Dario says:
  • What is the significance of this? I don’t get it

    A says:
  • … why?

    Arielle says:
  • If you have to ask “why,” you don’t get it. This is wit, or surrealism — the amusingly irrational peaking through the rectilinear, cause-and-effect, right-or-wrong world. That said, this is pretty silly

    Mort D'Urban says:
  • I wouldn’t use it for my ipad, i might just put it on my desk, it is pretty cool!

    Diego Ascencio says:
  • wtf they’ve put the devices in the wrong side… pfff
    water should flow FROM the ipad, here the tap is reversed.

    jess says:
  • this? from Nendo? I used to like them…

    M. Frank says:
  • Would make a good tap display!

    Weevy says:
  • probably they need money.

    AL says:
  • W€LL DON€ N€NDO!!!

    D€$IGN??? says:
  • very surreal, totally impractical but fun all the same. [url=http://www.casaforma.co.uk]Architects in London[/url]

    Alex Mungo says:
  • I wonder what’s the design brief ? Expected more from nendo.

    blai says:
  • it’s sad that a great resoure as designboom gives space to such a stupid project, just because it’s done by a known name…

    android says:
  • What boring people here! You are wasting good air by shouting and being negative!

    I find this hilarious and stylish! Where do I buy one? One poster is correct, though, I’d rather have the faucet coming FROM the device!

    Adrian von Gegerfelt says:

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