sehwan oh: turtle sehwan oh: turtle
apr 12, 2010

sehwan oh: turtle

‘turtle’

‘turtle’ is a paper clip holder by korean designer sehwan oh. by dragging the container, the magnetic body is able to gather clips, pins and tacks. ‘turtle’ can be stacked for packaging and shipping purposes.

video showcasing how turtle is used

‘turtle’ keep small paperclips and pins protected in its ‘body’ and can be retrieved easily when turned upside down

  • are you kidding? this is cheap gadgeting that doesn’t belong to this blog…and the worst part is: I’m even spending time writing a comment!

    a.d.k.v says:
  • cool design… btw, design is/are gadgets.

    rok says:
  • @ a.d.k.v. – must disagree with you. Although a little ‘throw away’ this seems on first view to be tactile, engaging and most importantly it seems to do a job and do it well – which is more than can be said for a lot of work that appears on here.

    And just because something is cheap it doesn’t devalue it. Reducing costs is a ever present design challenge, just one that many people avoid.

    Ghostieman says:
  • and cheap means accessible. This is the first thing that I have seen so far that made me think “I will get that”

    dtp says:
  • I find it cute. adding a bit of fun to our usual routine. in fact I tot it was quite cleverly done

    TheBlurblock says:
  • cute and usefull if it really is cheap, EVEN BETTER! 🙂

    sbeen says:
  • well…how a simple adjective can create such a stream of comments! cheap was not refering to the price (I mean…who would ever think that un-expensive is bad? and most of all, who would ever take price as a paradigm for the actual value of anything?), but to the design approach and the doubtful iconic value: both too obvious and expression of a quick and purely commercial way of designing…but that’s just my opinion.

    a.d.k.v says:
  • agreed… looks like something you would buy in a museum gift shop along with a rainbow eraser

    Tom says:
  • Cute and useful….obviously sometimes the simplest of things can make the biggest impact….this is intelligent design for the masses

    Avedon says:

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