one tenth: bridge for takumi and ideas international inc. one tenth: bridge for takumi and ideas international inc.
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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