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2020

GOOD DESIGN|グッドデザイン・ベスト100

Award-winning item
Short sleeve shirt ,Long-sleeved shirt [MIENNE]
Business Owner
KANKO Co.Ltd.
Category
Clothing
Company
KANKO Co. Ltd. (Japan)
Award Number
20G010031
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2020

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Outline

Students wear school shirts including P.E clothes during classes and school commute. See-through from the clothes often be issue. See-through of underwear is very sensitive and it suffer with parents and school teachers due to the difficulty of guidance. This issue isn't only for student. Even though our products are white, improvement of translucency solves the See-through from the clothes.

Producer

Toshiaki Miyake, Development Division/ Student Engineering Institute. KANKO Co. Ltd.

Director

Norikazu Sato, Development Division/ Student Engineering Institute. KANKO Co. Ltd.

Designer

Ayaka Yamada, Development Division/ Student Engineering Institute. KANKO Co. Ltd.

Already on the market
2016/4

Evaluation

Everyone has experienced the perennial problem that is the see-through nature of white shirts. It has remained an ineradicable problem precisely because it has no fundamental solution. However, one can see that this product has solved the problem at a very sophisticated level through improvements to the standard of the yarn and the development of a weave structure that does not impair comfort. It is an example of a product that people are obliged to wear and which offers the wearer no other options, as is the case with school uniforms. However, this item has attracted high praise because the wearer can gain a greater sense of meaning as a result of the tremendous consideration that has gone into its design.

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