2023 Galleries

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Galleries // 2023 Spark:Spring Student // UNU Cat Dreams

UNU Cat Dreams

Winner - Gold

Competition: Spark:Spring Student
Designer: George (Zixuan) Weng
Design Type: Concept, Product & industrial
Company / Organization / School: ArtCenter College of Design
Team Members: George (Zixuan) Weng, Quanyi Wang & Yanhui Ban

UNU is a cat furniture system that blends a cat's wonderland within a piece of fine furniture. We developed our concept from scratch with a careful study of domestic cats' physical and psychological needs. Our goal was to create a furniture category dedicated to pets and owners, serving both our cats' and our own needs. Our modular structures adapt to various cats and owners' needs, allowing for a dream playground that keeps cats healthy while providing beautiful furniture for us to enjoy. Additionally, our system is repair-friendly and made from recyclable material, so no more battered cat trees end up in landfills. This saves us the hassle of frequently replacing and cleaning the mess from poor-quality products on today's market. With UNU, we want to promote a future of fun, sustainable, and interactive cat-to-owner experience.


Beautifully executed and a fresh design language.,,,,,,,,Much welcome change and useful and pleasing for cats and owners. Can see a clear product market fit here.