Athanasia Leivaditou-Umbrella Coat Raincoat

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Interview with ATHANASIA LEIVADITOU : Frank Scott: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?. ATHANASIA LEIVADITOU : This raincoat is a combination of a rain coat, an umbrella and waterproof trousers. Depending on the weather conditions and the amount of rain it can be adjusted to different levels of protection. His unique feature is that it combines raincoat and umbrella in one item. .Frank Scott: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?. ATHANASIA LEIVADITOU : Ergonomic function of the "umbrella/hood". .Frank Scott: What are your future plans for this award winning design?. ATHANASIA LEIVADITOU : To find a way to refine some details and then put it in a production process. .Frank Scott: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?. ATHANASIA LEIVADITOU : Two months. .Frank Scott: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?. ATHANASIA LEIVADITOU : It was a personal need to have more physical freedom during rainy days. .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?. ATHANASIA LEIVADITOU : Not so far. I would like to cooperate with a company in order to work more on the dtails of the mechanism and some final touches. .Frank Scott: What made you design this particular type of work?. ATHANASIA LEIVADITOU : The need to have less physical constraints during rainy days. .Frank Scott: Who is the target customer for his design?. ATHANASIA LEIVADITOU : Anybody. .Frank Scott: What is the most unique aspect of your design?. ATHANASIA LEIVADITOU : The full face protection that the raincoats do not offer. .

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