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Drip-Free Hybrid Combines Waterproof Protection & Handbag

 - Jun 19, 2009   Updated: Apr 4 2011
References: yankodesign & dornob
The Inside Out Umbrella by Seung Hee Son is a practical and stylish way to carry your umbrella without leaving a trail of water drops.

This transforming umbrella inverts itself as it collapses into a handbag, ensuring that all the water is contained within the purse.

Check out the gallery above for a diagram of the Inside Out Umbrella’s transformation.

Implications - Today's designers are recognizing the little problems of daily life and creating ways to solve them. Something like the excess water on an umbrella is often ignored, but can cause a damper on anyone's day. Companies can inspect the daily occurrences of adult life and find ways to serve a niche.