Ela Pincu-Harmony Vertical Flowerbed
At Design Interviews
Interview with Ela Pincu : Frank Scott: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?. Ela Pincu : The idea was to create a well designed Vertical Flowerbed, that people will happily placed indoors as a useful ornamentation.
.Frank Scott: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?. Ela Pincu : We wanted to create an easy-to-use, low cost product that will be accessible for a wide variety of users.
.Frank Scott: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?. Ela Pincu : The most important thing in the process was to make it work. The best way it can.
Harmony was designed and finalized after 2 years of research. The final dimensions and angels were chosen after building and trying a wide variety of prototypes. The aesthetic process came after. .Frank Scott: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?. Ela Pincu : Unlike other hydroponic systems, Harmony is designed and manufactured as a one piece product, this simplifies the assembly of the product and enables a DIY approach. Furthermore, a one piece product without connectors and joints, prevents leaking and dirt. .Frank Scott: What is the role of technology in this particular design?. Ela Pincu : The chosen manufacturing method of rotation, provides a low cost, and a more affordable product. .
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