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Panbin Dust Bin & Dust Collector by Sudhanwa Chavan

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Editor Frank Scott (FS) from DesignPRWire has interviewed designer Sudhanwa Chavan (SC) for I-Design Awards and Competition. You can access the full profile of Sudhanwa Chavan by clicking here. Access more information about the award winning design paNBin here.



Interview with Sudhanwa Chavan at Monday 12th of November 2012

FS: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?
SC: Today where space is at premium; we cannot afford to waste floor area in having 'N' number of products. The inspiration behind this concept is to combine different products together to form a multifunctional single product.

FS: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?
SC: To reduce the visual clutter in houses or offices.

FS: What are your future plans for this award winning design?
SC: I will be looking forward for realization of this concept.

FS: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?
SC: 2 months

FS: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?
SC: The project was not commissioned, it was a self initiated one.

FS: 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?
SC: No, the design has not been produced or used by any company. I am planning to sell or lease the production rights of this concept.

FS: What made you design this particular type of work?
SC: When you travel in metro cities like Mumbai, Delhi; you get the idea of living spaces available for people. In such congested scenario; it will be better if we find some smart solutions to reduce visual and household clutter.

FS: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?
SC: There were no other designs or designers involved in making this concept.

FS: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?
SC: its multifunctional approach

FS: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?
SC: Panbin is a combination of two products : Dusting Pan + Dust Bin

FS: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?
SC: Rhinoceros 4, Photoshop

FS: What is the most unique aspect of your design?
SC: reduced space consumption

FS: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?
SC: I have not collaborated with anyone for this design. All technical details mentioned are from the web based research.

FS: What is the role of technology in this particular design?
SC: It is basically a simple product considering technology.

FS: Is your design influenced by data or analytical research in any way? What kind of research did you conduct for making this design?
SC: This design is influenced by my personal observation and understanding of Indian scenario. The research was more towards understanding the minimum carpet area required for living.

FS: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?
SC: There are so many products in anybody's house which can be combined and form a single solution. Focusing on untapped cleaning devices in houses was a little challenging.

FS: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?
SC: It is always great to share concept on a great platform like 'i design award' especially when you have faith in whatever you have designed.

FS: What did you learn or how did you improve yourself during the designing of this work?
SC: Revisiting the thoughts, concepts always help for the refinements of any design. Moreover; there were valuable inputs from i design award jury members; which helped me to improve this design.

FS: Any other things you would like to cover that have not been covered in these questions?
SC: thank you for the opportunity


FS: Thank you for providing us with this opportunity to interview you.

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