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Futuristic Waterfall-Inspired Sinks

The Water Curtain Features Embedded Size-Detecting Sensors

— September 11, 2017 — Eco
When creating the Water Curtain, designers Jiaqing Zhang, Chen Gao, Xin Ai and Liye Zhang sought to develop a sink that offered its users convenience and user-friendly features without compromising style. The result is this futuristic stainless steel kitchen aid, which is characterized by an elongated spout that provides a waterfall-like flow.

The sink's spout offers optimal coverage, making for an easier means of washing plates, fruits and veggies. Unlike other sinks, the Water Curtain comes equipped with embedded sensors that detects the size of an object placed underneath it, so that the flow of water may be adjusted accordingly. This auto-detection feature prevents water waste while offering a dual-stream system, meaning two people can wash their hands at the same time.
Trend Themes
1. Smart Kitchen Appliances - Disruptive innovation opportunity lies in developing kitchen appliances that incorporate embedded sensors and smart features to enhance user convenience.
2. Waterfall-inspired Design - Designers can explore the use of waterfall-inspired aesthetics in various products to create visually striking and unique experiences for users.
3. Dual-stream Systems - There is a potential for innovation in creating dual-stream systems in various settings to optimize water usage and improve user efficiency.
Industry Implications
1. Kitchen Appliance Manufacturing - Manufacturers can explore incorporating embedded sensors and advanced features in kitchen appliances to meet the demand for smart and user-friendly products.
2. Interior Design - Interior designers can incorporate waterfall-inspired design elements in residential and commercial spaces to create visually appealing and unique environments.
3. Plumbing and Water Management - Companies in the plumbing and water management industry can develop dual-stream systems for sinks and other water fixtures to promote water conservation and efficiency.
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