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Designer: Minsoon Kima and Samsung Art Design Institute (SADI). A flexible-lens digital camera that utilizes liquid silicon. During regular use, it can take photos of the whole environment using its normal angle view. It is also able to change the shape of the lens to take in wide-angle and close-up views. 2012 IDEA Student Finalist.
BABYBJÖRN® High Chair | For babies 5 months to 3 years. Allows child to be pulled closer to the table to eat with everyone else. | Design Team: BabyBjorn AB and Jakob Wikner | IDEA Finalist 2012 | IDSA
Aura is a stress-relieving tool for desk workers. It constantly monitors the user for signs of stress. When stress is detected, AURA indicates that it wants to be picked up. It then guides the user through deep-breathing exercises. Design Team: Umea Institute of Design and Philip Nordmand Andersen