stefano giovannoni for alessi x iida
 
stefano giovannoni for alessi x iida
nov 03, 2010

stefano giovannoni for alessi x iida

stefano giovannoni for alessi x iida (above) fishing boat charging and docking system for the alessi ‘face’ phone

 

 

 

italian design company and manufacturer alessi and japanese product manufacturer iida, have collaborated on a set of cell phones presented in tokyo during the annual designers week and as part of the offsite events of designtide tokyo 2010. for the project, alessi and iida hired designers stefano giovannoni, marcel wanders and patricia urquiola to creatively reinterpret the cell phone in a way that aims to blend both art and life, while still maintaining practicality.

stefano giovannoni for alessi x iida image courtesy of alessi / iida

 

 

 

building on this idea that we cannot live without our electronic mobile devices, stefano giovannoni has developed a cell phone which acts as one’s  ‘…partner for the everyday’, expressing the shape of a face. a circle on the back of the display is vivid and moving, conveying the image of ‘eyes’, with a small curve in the phone’s form which is meant to represent a ‘nose’, and that also aids in helping user’s open the body. the black hinges of the phone are reminiscent of ‘hair’. in addition, giovannoni has also created a set of accessories to accompany the phone.

stefano giovannoni for alessi x iida charging and docking system which makes the phone look like its walking its dog… image courtesy of alessi / iida

 

stefano giovannoni for alessi x iida cat tied around a tree charging and docking system image courtesy of alessi / iida

 

stefano giovannoni for alessi x iida bed, lamp and night side table charging and docking system image courtesy of alessi / iida

 

stefano giovannoni for alessi x iida ‘face’ phone has an eye which is vivid and moving image courtesy of alessi / iida

 

stefano giovannoni for alessi x iida ‘face’ phone image courtesy of alessi / iida

 

stefano giovannoni for alessi x iida additional accessories giovannoni designed for the phone

 

stefano giovannoni for alessi x iida giovannoni working on his design

  • good design but not a novel concept

    Ak
  • so cute!! I love it~

    yy
  • Messagi emozionali che il design prodotto veicola, oltre al promozionale ed al tecnologico sono sopratutto umani e contemporanei.
    A me piace.

    Charly Dabbaghian
  • oh happy just looking at it.

    milagre
  • bloody gorgeous !!

    sorasorasora
  • Great idea… So funny!!!

    Rodeux

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