Stella Nanni-Conductear Multifunctional Loom
At Design Interviews
Interview with Stella Nanni : Frank Scott: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?. Stella Nanni : Increasing the wellbeing of the User while collaborating with reduced environmental impact.
.Frank Scott: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?. Stella Nanni : It was develop a product that can bring real changes for the lifestyle of the users, with the main focus on beauty, functionality and sustainability .
.Frank Scott: What are your future plans for this award winning design?. Stella Nanni : Introduce this design in the international Market. .Frank Scott: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?. Stella Nanni : The main challenge was to develop a sustainable product, which bring increased well being of people. I had decide to pursuit na inspiration. .Frank Scott: Is your design being produced or used by another company, or do you plan to sell or lease the production rights or do you intent to produce your work yourself?. Stella Nanni : No, it is not being produced by another company. I intent to myself this design. .Frank Scott: Who is the target customer for his design?. Stella Nanni : The international design and fashion decoration market, hotel , spas and clinics market. .Frank Scott: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?. Stella Nanni : The fact of being conductive and made from an environmental liability .Frank Scott: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?. Stella Nanni : Conductear - I made a wordplay, combining the word conductive with "tear" that means loom in portuguese. .Frank Scott: What is the most unique aspect of your design?. Stella Nanni : The raw material. Its main element is the conductive wire, wich is produced from an environmental liability, arising from the process of making biodiesel. Its major feature is to be conductor of energy thereby it is possible to discharge the static energy of the users, eliminating several problems caused by the accumulation of this energy: stress, insomnia, chronic fatigue, muscle aches, shock and damage to electronic components. .Frank Scott: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?. Stella Nanni : I worked with two chemicalspecialized, Carla Fonseca and Silmara Neves and a Orb weaver Rachel Fullin .Frank Scott: Is your design influenced by data or analytical research in any way? What kind of research did you conduct for making this design?. Stella Nanni : Data were collected through the internet and consultation directly with doctors specialized about scientific research performed on the harmful effects of static electricity on people. .Frank Scott: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?. Stella Nanni : During the creation process, we seek the best way to use the wire, maintaining its characteristic conductive and presenting a final product with beauty and functionality. .Frank Scott: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?. Stella Nanni : Because this design, Conductive Loom, brings a great innovation for the textile area, uniting art, technology innovation and sustainability. .
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