Yuhui Wang-dynamic Traffic Cone Roadblock, Lighting, Reminderlight

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Interview with Yuhui Wang : Frank Scott: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?. Yuhui Wang : By considering of low-lighting roads always have more traffic accidents in our daily life, we offer you a new way about portable street lamp which also including environmental protection of electricity energy. It solved the problem of the traditional traffic cone can fall down and break easily,and difficult discover from a distance. It seems like a cone,but more than a cone. It can be used like a street lamp,but it is not only a lamp. Because of it, our journey at night is full of safety and convenience. .Frank Scott: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?. Yuhui Wang : Our main idea is to change the form of the cone, and make it more functional. .Frank Scott: What are your future plans for this award winning design?. Yuhui Wang : We trying to make our cone into next level, and make it easy in productivity. .Frank Scott: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?. Yuhui Wang : For a month in trying so much different kinds of sketching, we finally chose this cone. .Frank Scott: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?. Yuhui Wang : Because the cone only has a one type in our daily life, and the inspiration of this cone is spring. .Frank Scott: 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?. Yuhui Wang : No,it isn't. So we are planning to sell our production. .Frank Scott: What made you design this particular type of work?. Yuhui Wang : The inspiration of our design is coming from the observation of daily lives. .Frank Scott: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?. Yuhui Wang : No, there isn't. .Frank Scott: Who is the target customer for his design?. Yuhui Wang : This cone is design for workers and drivers. .Frank Scott: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?. Yuhui Wang : This cone is more easy in taking in and out. .Frank Scott: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?. Yuhui Wang : It is coming from the form of this cone. It means that the cone can engthen and shorten freely. .Frank Scott: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?. Yuhui Wang : paper、pencil and computer .Frank Scott: What is the most unique aspect of your design?. Yuhui Wang : Our traffic cone is lighter and smaller. It is including three forms: closed, opening and extensional. It can be powered through solar energy panels under LEDS so that it can be street lamps at night. It is offering more convince at low-lighting roads in the dark night. If there is a traffic accident or work, our cones can catch more attention in automotive vehicles, non-motor vehicles or pedestrians. It can bring fun for the municipal worker when he takes in our cones like a spring .Frank Scott: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?. Yuhui Wang : I collaborate with my best friend Du Heli , my college teachers prof Xue and prof Sun. Yes,I did. .Frank Scott: What is the role of technology in this particular design?. Yuhui Wang : The power of the cone is using electronic and it is came from the solar power .Frank Scott: Is your design influenced by data or analytical research in any way? What kind of research did you conduct for making this design?. Yuhui Wang : Yes,it is.By the questionnaire survey. .Frank Scott: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?. Yuhui Wang : There's are some challenges about the way how we use our cone like a warning light as well and how to setup it. .Frank Scott: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?. Yuhui Wang : By thinking of it a really longtime, we finally makeup a decision. Because we have the confidence of our design and nothing to lose if we failed, we submit the cone finally. .Frank Scott: What did you learn or how did you improve yourself during the designing of this work?. Yuhui Wang : I'm learned that team work is really useful, when you are trying to design something, best friends, also the designer,can help you in so many things in doing our design. .Frank Scott: Any other things you would like to cover that have not been covered in these questions?. Yuhui Wang : I think that's all. .

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