oscar diaz: while u sleep
oscar diaz: while u sleep oscar diaz: while u sleep
aug 06, 2010

oscar diaz: while u sleep

‘while u sleep’ by oscar diaz

‘while u sleep’ is a new key cutting concept developed by spanish designer oscar diaz. his proposal questions the traditional key cutting service, and introduces a product in which the use of 3D printing technology will facilitate the copy and storage of keys as data.

since 3D data can be managed by parametric software and allow easy customization, the type of head can be chosen, along with the texture or color – to differentiate specific uses of keys.

the keys head shape has been redesigned so they can be clipped together without the need of a keyring. accessories include a wristband and a button where possible, to clip one or two keys together. the system is compatible with existing keys so they can be mixed together until the new key-clip system fully replaces the old keys.

‘while u sleep’ was commissioned for ‘new simplicity’ and exhibition about simple design curated by nuno coelho. nine designers were asked to investigate the possibilities of using 3D printing technology as a manufacturing tool in the near future. the exhibition is part of the brompton design district cultural program.

the key’s clipped to each other

  • good idea. looks good. some more acsesories would be nice to see.

    2 says:
  • simple but, difficult to find the key you need..

    hex says:

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