Date - Feb 2016
Client - Vitra | Ciszak Dalmas Design
Type - WiFi Router
ViFi by Vitra.
Vifi is a modern wifi router that consists of a wireless charger and an NFC tag to connect seamlessly. Overall the product aims to achieve the goal of reinventing traditional plastic made WiFi routers in the market, by integrating more warm materials and aesthetics appropriate to a home. Which in turn shifts the perspective from hiding the wifi router to showing it as a piece of design in the home environment.
Vitra is a Swiss family-owned furniture company with headquarters in Birsfelden, Switzerland. It is the manufacturer of the works of many internationally renowned furniture designers. The brothers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec live and work in Paris. The Metal Side Tables belong to the category of furnishings that do not stand at the centre of attention, yet are indispensable for the completion of an interior. As small and rather inconspicuous side tables, they serve a variety of valuable purposes. With the brief to make a product inspired by Vitra, we tried to introduce Vitra products to the technological market. —
— With the brief to make a product inspired by Vitra, we tried to introduce Vitra products to the technological market. The router not just consists of a Wi-Fi modem, but a wireless charger and NFC tag. The product is made out of MDF board pasted with wooden paper. Later cut with the laser cutter to help bend the corners.