one tenth: bridge for takumi and ideas international inc.
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may 23, 2011
one tenth: bridge for takumi and ideas international inc.


‘bridge’ by one tenth design for takumi

images courtesy of
takumi

‘bridge’, a compact shredder designed by one tenth has hit the market. produced in collaboration with takumi
and idea international inc, the office accessory – originally exhibited at designtide tokyo 2009 – is both small
and lightweight, making it ideal for private use in the home. free of excess material and a bulky collection bin,
the object features a diverse tapered form that adheres to the dimensions of many office-sized wastebaskets.
manufactured using as little material as possible, the mechanism is powered by batteries and can be easily stored
in small spaces.


(left) easy to store
(right) shredding


placed within a round wastebasket


detail of top and bottom


the tapered form conforms to variously sized and shaped wastebaskets

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