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Galleries // 2017 Spark:Spring Concept // Air Cube
Winner - Platinum
Competition: Spark:Spring Concept
Designer: Chajoong Kim
Design Type: Electric home appliances
Company / Organization / School: LG / UNIST
Team Members: Yunwoo Jeong / Kwangmin Cho / Jaehee Kim / Jungwoo Kim / Minjung Cho
AirCube is a new type of premium refrigerator featuring how to store fruits and vegetables fresher and longer. This product is designed for those who are busy and unfamiliar with managing food ingredients especially fruits and vegetables. Through studies on target user group (small-sized families), 4 types of core pain points were identified as below: 1)Difficult to check the state of fruits and vegetables 2)Unpleasant smell from refrigerator inside especially when fruits or vegetables are rotten 3)Lack of knowledge to keep fruits and vegetables fresher and longer in room temperature 4)Lack of space where fruits and vegetables best kept in room temperature are stored at home 4 main functions are as below: 1)Easy to check fresh food ingredients through transparent glass door which can be adjusted with touch board 2)Removing unpleasant smell from the inside of refrigerator 3)Separated drawers which is composed four types container, blocking light drawer, supplying and keeping humidity drawer, storing roots and bulb vegetable drawer, storing ingredients which can prevent sprouting other ingredients drawer, at room temperature 4)Providing ideal storage space for fruits and vegetables and helping organizing vegetables well These functions can deal with existing problems with traditional type of refrigerator and suggest a new way of keeping fruits and vegetable fresher before.