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Scuola Politecnica di Design wants to thank everyone for participating this year in our edition of “Design Master Scholarships 2016”. The jury is honored to announce the winners of the student competition “Design students make a better world“.

Congratulations to Giuseppe Galletta (Master in Product Design), Aleksander krupa (Transportation and Car Design) and Gregorio Palmieri (Web and Digital Design).Thanks to the quality of the projects we decided to assign two scholarships in Visual Design to Henrique Iamarino e Maria Francisca Garcia Araya and two scholarships (50%) in Interior Design to Hamid Reza Sepehri and ​ Daniel Falcon Garcia.

SPD's jury is investigating some technical aspects of the received projects for the scholarships in Interior Design. We reserve a few days to communicate the results.

Category: Industrial Design
Project Title:

MAXA Stools.

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The set of stools MAXA responds to the current need to design furniture for homes with small spaces, since it has an internal storage space objects that do not usually have a defined space in the home, for example, magazines, tickets, chargers, tablets , receipts, books and other items.

Both formal design and color palette are inspired by the wixárika or Huichol worldview, an indigenous community in Mexico, taking the elements of the four cardinal points and the use of light and dark woods in the duality of the creators deer. Besides the main plot is an abstraction of the most representative elements of Huichol art. The size and lightness of the MAXA Stools facilitates transportation and packaging.

It also allows user interaction with the product in customizing spaces, being an assistant and versatile furniture. Inspiration and wixárika representation of art and design and the double role of each of the stools are aspects that give originality to the product. The advantage of MAXA stools compared to other furniture that perform the same function is its lightness and small size make the practicality of adapting to different spaces is greater. Plus it is a small cabinet that uses its space to store more.

This furniture is aimed at a market that includes the young adult population, ranging from 25 to 35 years, with tastes for small and organized spaces and having an average purchasing power – high. The use of space in simple and effective furniture and aesthetic value Rescue born Mexican cultures and seeking to give identity to Mexican design represent the highest value of innovation.

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