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Andrea Ponti

Kyoto, Japan

 
 
 

Aluminum Bumper

The Innopocket Aluminum Bumper for iPhone 5 is shaped from a solid aerospace aluminum block and presents an ultra-resistant anti-scratch hard-coating finishing. Shock absorbing and bend resistant, the Innopocket Aluminum Bumper is the result of innovative research where function meets art.

Designer: Andrea Ponti (Italy)
Manufacturer: Innopocket (Hong Kong)
Material: Aluminum CNC
Colours: Matte Black
Dimension: W71 x H134 x D8.5 mm
Price: 39.99 USD

 

Fusion

Handmade in Kyoto as a limited edition by Japanese artist/craftsman Issei Hanaoka, these knives are inspired by the traditional Japanese art of wood crafting and they have a minimalist design: extremely simple yet modern and universal.

Designer: Andrea Ponti (Italy)
Manufacturer: Issei Hanaoka (Japan)
Material: Ebony - Hard Maple
Colours: Black - White
Dimension: W262 x H34 x D18 mm / W358 x H34 x D18 mm
Price: 12.000 Yen (Short) / 18.000 Yen (Long)

 

Tank

Can an iPad case be new and original, functional and minimal, shock absorbing, pressure resistant, light, pleasant to touch, and aesthetically compatible with the Apple products? The answer is the Tank case. Not the usual smart-cover in a new material or color but a whole new concept: an aluminum case that enhances the mechanical features to provide its users with ultra-protection, ultra-lightness, extreme functionality and portability.

Designer: Andrea Ponti (Italy)
Manufacturer: InnoPocket (Hong Kong)
Material: Aluminum, ABS
Colours: Matte Aluminum
Dimension: W198 x H244 x D14.5 mm
Price: USD 99.99

 

LG Touch smartphone

LG Touch - Smartphone with raised touch screen
LG Mobile Design Competition 2012 / Grand Prize / Tokyo 20.11.2012


LG Touch is a state-of-the-art smartphone with raised touch screen that morphs in 3D thanks to micro-shock waves running through a polymer membrane. The raised touch screen gives the users tactile feedback (a feature smartphones currently lack).

Designer: Andrea Ponti (Italy)
Manufacturer: LG (Japan)

 

Ag++ Metal Case

Ag++ Metal Case is an aluminum case for iPhone 4 and 4S. It is the result of innovative research where function merges with art and ergonomic blends with user-friendly. Produced by Pineway Asia and distributed by Case Logic on the Asia-Pacific market, the Ag++ is shaped from a solid block of CNC aerospace aluminum which makes it ultra-shock absorbing and ultra-bend resistant.

Designer: Andrea Ponti (Japan)
Manufacturer: Case Logic (Pineway Asia Ltd. ) (Hong Kong)
Material: Aluminum CNC
Colours: Silver, Gray, Silver-Gray, Silver-Orange, Silver-Blue
Price: 49.99 USD

 

Sound Mariner

Produced by Pineway Asia Ltd., Sound Mariner is a collection of waterproof high performance earbuds which will be distributed across Asia Pacific exclusively by the U.S. company Case Logic. These waterproof earbuds are designed for extreme sports enthusiasts and water sports lovers. Shock resistant and water resistant up to three meters deep, the Sound Mariner earbuds are designed to ensure a perfect fit to your ear and high definition sound even under water.

Designer: andrea ponti (Italy)
Manufacturer: Pineway Asia Ltd. / Case Logic (Hong Kong)
Colours: Transparent + White, Black + Red
Price: 19,99 USD

 

Ag++ Type Z

Produced by Pineway Asia Ltd., Ag++ Type Z is a new collection of high performance earbuds which will be distributed across Asia Pacific exclusively by the U.S. company Case Logic. With Ag++ Type Z, an aluminum earbud set that includes a mic and an Apple compatible remote, controlling the volume and managing the sound tracks, recording your voice, and answering calls are all just a click away.

http://shop.pinewayasia.com

Designer: Andrea Ponti (Italy)
Manufacturer: Pineway Asia Ltd. / case Logic (Hong Kong)
Inspired By: Music
Material: Aluminum CNC
Colours: Stainless Steel, Gun Metal
Dimension: -
Price: - IT WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM MARCH / APRIL 2012 -

 

iPhone 4-4S Waterproof Case

Produced by Pineway Asia Ltd., Fondale / Corallo are 2 waterproof see-through silicone cases designed for iPhone 4 / 4S which will be distributed across Asia Pacific exclusively by the U.S. company Case Logic. Water resistant up to three meters deep, the case has water tight screw-locks operated through two large aluminum dials. Completely transparent, it allows you to take photos and videos under water.

Designer: Andrea Ponti (Italy)
Manufacturer: Pineway Asia Ltd. / Case Logic (Hong Kong)
Inspired By: Water
Material: Silicon, Polycarbonate, ABS
Colours: Transparent White + Light Yellow ring
Dimension: 122 x 63 x 29mm
Price: 36,99 USD (Bundle Pack: an extra Clear Case is included)

 

Manto / Iphone 4S Silicon Case

Manto is a soft TPU silicon case designed to perfectly fit your iPhone 4S. Designed to protect the edges, screens, and most delicate parts of your phones, all case models leave the keypad free for easy and instant access. Produced by Pineway Asia Ltd., Manto is distributed across Asia Pacific exclusively by the U.S. company Case Logic. Pineway Asia Ltd. is the authorized sole distributor for Case Logic Mobile and Hardware in Asia Pacific.

Designer: Andrea Ponti (Italy)
Manufacturer: Pineway Asia Ltd. / Case Logic (Hong Kong)
Inspired By: Users
Material: TPU Soft Silicon
Colours: Pearl White, Phlox Red, Graphite Black
Price: 19,99 USD + Smartphone Stand Included.

 

Ag++ Type S

Produced by Pineway Asia Ltd., Ag++ Type S is a new ultra-compact collection of high performance earbuds which will be distributed across Asia Pacific exclusively by the U.S. company Case Logic. With Ag++ Type S, an aluminum earbud set that includes a mic and an Apple compatible remote, controlling the volume and managing the sound tracks, recording your voice, and answering calls are all just a click away.

Designer: Andrea Ponti (Italy)
Manufacturer: Pineway Asia Ltd. / Case Logic (Hong Kong)
Inspired By: Music
Material: Aluminum CNC
Colours: Gun Metal, White, Silver
Dimension: -
Price: 24,99 USD

 

Aqualife

Produced by Pineway Asia Ltd., Aqualife is a universal mobile phone waterproof case which will be distributed across Asia Pacific exclusively by the U.S. company Case Logic. This waterproof one-size-fits-all case is designed for all top smartphone models. Water-resistant up to one meter deep. The clear silicone display window is designed for you to use all the touch functions under water.

Designer: Andrea Ponti (Italy)
Manufacturer: Pineway Asia Ltd. / Case Logic (Hong Kong)
Inspired By: water
Material: Clear Silicon, Clear Polycarbonate and ABS
Colours: Transparent white + Light blue ring
Dimension: External Size: W82 x H144 x D22 mm / Internal Size: W67 x H126 x D14 mm
Price: 19,99 USD

 

Ag++ Type R Mini

Produced by Pineway Asia Ltd., Ag++ Type R Mini is a new ultra-compact collection of high performance earbuds which will be distributed across Asia Pacific exclusively by the U.S. company Case Logic.

With Ag++ Type R Mini, an aluminum earbud set that includes a mic and an Apple compatible remote, controlling the volume and managing the sound tracks, recording your voice, and answering calls are all just a click away.

Designer: Andrea Ponti (Italy)
Manufacturer: Pineway Asia Ltd. (Hong Kong)
Inspired By: music
Material: Aluminum CNC
Colours: Foss Silver, Purple Metal
Dimension: -
Price: $ 34,99

 

Bosco

Bosco is a cutting board made of Ginkgo wood and it's designed for lovers of everything high-tech. Hand-carved out of a single log by Kyoto craftsmen, Bosco holds a surprise: an i-pad stand. The internet is a bottomless recipe box for all tastes and budgets. Pick your recipe, insert your tablet in the base and follow the cooking tips of world-class chefs. Create your own mini culinary masterpiece and share it in real time!

Designer: andrea ponti (Japan)
Manufacturer: (Japan)
Inspired By: technology
Material: Gingko Wood
Colours: Natural
Dimension: 300 x 300 mm
Price: 20.000 JPY

 

Life - Sustainable Water Container

Life is a recyled paper-made water container designed for Milano Expo 2015 presented to Comieco Expopack 2011. It is designed to provide an essential service into the expo area: the free access of public water. It’s a product designed to promote the reduction of plastic containers and a sustainable culture about natural resources. Made by recycled paper, it doesn’t use any chemical ink. The green cord, that allows the users to bring it as a shoulder bag, is made by natural cotton.

Designer: Andrea Ponti (Italy)
Inspired By: water
Material: recycled paper and bio-polymer
Colours: natural white

 

Luce - Double Solar Panel Powered pc

"Luce" is a double solar panel powered laptop-pc made from clear polycarbonate. 2 solar panels, one on the top, one under the transparent touch-keyboard, provide the power for continuous recharge during all the day.
Luce is a concept designed to turn maker's attention to real sustainable production. Wireless devices, powered by nature, completely free of cables, represent the future for a sustainable development focused on user's real needs.

Designer: Andrea Ponti (Italy)
Inspired By: light
Material: clear polycarbonate
Colours: clear

 

Libero / wireless drug delivery

Libero is a medical device for therapeutic aerosol for the treatment of respiratory diseases. The small size of the atomizer makes it possible to integrate it into the mask to create a device free from wires, tubes and cables. Libero has a runtime of 30 minuts, 3 hours for recharge and it doesn't produce any sound or vibrations.

Designer: Andrea Ponti (Italy)
Material: polycarbonate
Colours: white

 

momento

he time is the dimension in which we conceive and measure the passage of events, according to Immanuel Kant it is "a form of human sensibility". Momento is an object that changes the image of itself based on the variation of time. The aluminum panel contains the movement and it can be fixed in 4 positions. The hands modify the proportions of the object creating, every single moment, a form in continuous transformation.

Designer: andrea ponti (Japan)
Manufacturer: (Japan)
Material: aluminum
Colours: aluminum + black / aluminum + natural bamboo

 

Traccia / pen-like phone

Traccia is a phone that’s held as a pen, it recognizes hand movements and converts the same into commands. An embedded optical sensor (like optical mouse laser) located at the end of the stick (phone) detects the traces of what is being written and a software then converts them into text, commands and functions.

Designer: Andrea Ponti (Italy)
Material: polycarbonate
Colours: matte black

 

Status

Product Design & Art Direction

Location

Kyoto, Japan

Specialties

Industrial Design, Art Direction, Design Management

Links

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Industrial Design between Italy and Japan

Andrea Ponti (Cagliari, 1985) is an Industrial Designer focusing on international projects between Italy and Japan. Actually working with Junzo Yamashita at Space Magic Mon Design Studio (Kyoto) where is responsible for product design and strategic consulting. Collaborates with Paolo Schianchi Architecture Studio, Disegno Ceramica, CE International, Il Sole 24 Ore Business Media, the architecture portal www.Floornature.com. Organizes events and exhibitions between Italy and Japan.

Experience

industrial design and art direction

School

Politecnico di Milano
Kyushu University (Fukuoka / Japan)

Organizations & Network

ANDREA PONTI DESIGN ®
http://www.andreaponti.com

 

Currently working at

http://www.spacemagicmon.com

Design is ...

intuition

Designer are ...

interpreter of signs

 

CONTACT

Shimogyou-ku, Kyougoku-cho
502 Mizuhara Bld. / n. 501
600-8035 Kyoto
Japan

 
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