Ece Cokca-Swan Bath Multifunctional Bath Complex
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Interview with Ece Cokca : Frank Scott: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?. Ece Cokca : The main idea is to combine the separate bathroom elements in one multifunctional unit. I am inspired by the swans for their esthetic curling lines . .Frank Scott: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?. Ece Cokca : The main focus was to combine separate bathroom elements in an esthetical single unit and to save space in a bathroom. I wanted to achieve a neat bathroom which can be more hygienic and easy to clean. In this design the utility lines can be gathered in one cylindrical shaft. I want this design to facilitate people's lives and make life more joyful. .Frank Scott: What are your future plans for this award winning design?. Ece Cokca : I want this design to be realized by a prominent sanitaryware company. .Frank Scott: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?. Ece Cokca : The design idea came to my mind on January 2010 and the detailed design took about two months. It was completed on February 2012. .Frank Scott: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?. Ece Cokca : The design was a persuit one of my inspirations. .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?. Ece Cokca : My design is not produced, my intension is to lease or sell the production. .Frank Scott: What made you design this particular type of work?. Ece Cokca : I wanted to design a peculiar product for people who are seeking for extraordinary designs. .Frank Scott: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?. Ece Cokca : No. .Frank Scott: Who is the target customer for his design?. Ece Cokca : People who are looking for an extraordinary design for their bathrooms would be my target customer. .Frank Scott: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?. Ece Cokca : Similar projects have separate units installed next to the walls of a bathroom but my product is installed in the center of the bathroom in one unit. .Frank Scott: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?. Ece Cokca : The name of this design influenced by the curling shape of the swans. .Frank Scott: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?. Ece Cokca : I have used autocad and 3ds max programmes. .Frank Scott: What is the most unique aspect of your design?. Ece Cokca : İnspite of the similar projects separate units installed on different walls of bathroom, my project is in the center of the bathroom in one unit. .Frank Scott: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?. Ece Cokca : No. .Frank Scott: What is the role of technology in this particular design?. Ece Cokca : There is no special technology which influenses my design. .Frank Scott: Is your design influenced by data or analytical research in any way? What kind of research did you conduct for making this design?. Ece Cokca : No. .Frank Scott: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?. Ece Cokca : The stability of the unit supported by the cylindrical column was a challenge during my design. .
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