GOOD DESIGN AWARD

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2009

GOOD DESIGN|グッドデザイン金賞

Award-winning item
Public restroom [RESTROOM ITEM 01]
Business Owner
TOTO LTD.
Domain/Category
Society - Public Equipment and Facilities
Company
TOTO LTD. (Japan)
Award Number
09D04009
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2009

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Outline

This is a series of products for use in public restrooms, developed by taking a new look at the essence of the products through examining the ideal form of restrooms in public spaces and what kinds of spaces can be used by anybody easily, aiming to achieve a future standard for restrooms that still will be good after 10 years. Through the development process, its design has been improved through repeated discussions and multifaceted testing over a long period of five years, while repeating assessment not just inside the company but also by specialists such as architects and contractors. Based on the concepts of harmony, unity, universal design, and ecology, it is intended to combine together, at a high level, both a simple design suited to any space and functionality that makes it easy for anybody to use.

Producer

Hiromichi Tabata, General Manager, Restroom Div., TOTO LTD.

Director

Koichi Yasuda, Yasuda Atelier, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Designer

Junichi Tani, Mitsuya Obara, Naomi Toguchi, Masatoshi Yada, Mitsuya Matsuo, Masafumi Hirasawa, Soichiro Aritome, Hiroshi Hase, Takayasu Shimada, Teruko Hino, Kayo Kawakami, Yoshitaka Mukai, Isamu Sato

TOTOデザインセンター/谷潤一、尾原光哉、渡具知直美

More information

http://www.toto.co.jp/products/public/restroom/pr00001/index.htm

Already on the market
2008/4/1
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