Adnan Al Maleh & Eliana Reggiori-Poloo Dogs Toilet

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Interview with Adnan Al Maleh & Eliana Reggiori : Frank Scott: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?. Adnan Al Maleh & Eliana Reggiori : The idea was inspired by our 3 dogs. Having dogs as a pet is forcing them to live against their nature holding in pee and poo. Our objective is to protect them from urinary infections, meantime have an appliance that cleans automatically. During winter snowing period, we realized the difficulties for elderly and disabled friend to take their pet outdoor. As we are an architect and a project manager we design a easyuse appliance that can help them to keep their houses clean and protecting dogs of disease. Keeping in mind that a minimal design can be well integrated with many different styles of interior and the possibility to choose and customize according to the personal taste. .Frank Scott: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?. Adnan Al Maleh & Eliana Reggiori : Studying the increasing number of dogs travelling with their owner in sailing boats, yachts, motohome and considering the importance of dog as pet terapy for elderly and disable people, the objective was to create an appliance that can be usefull during travels and indoor during winter periods. The impact on quality of life for dogs and people was a priority. .Frank Scott: What are your future plans for this award winning design?. Adnan Al Maleh & Eliana Reggiori : We would like to find a company to which lease the product but we want to follow the production .Frank Scott: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?. Adnan Al Maleh & Eliana Reggiori : From the first idea to the final design took us 6 years .Frank Scott: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?. Adnan Al Maleh & Eliana Reggiori : We design thinking about people and dogs needs and we pursuit our inspiration .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?. Adnan Al Maleh & Eliana Reggiori : We would like to lease the production or producing ourself depend on chances .Frank Scott: What made you design this particular type of work?. Adnan Al Maleh & Eliana Reggiori : Our dogs needs and also our elderly and disable friends .Frank Scott: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?. Adnan Al Maleh & Eliana Reggiori : Not really .Frank Scott: Who is the target customer for his design?. Adnan Al Maleh & Eliana Reggiori : All people that have dogs and love them .Frank Scott: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?. Adnan Al Maleh & Eliana Reggiori : Because is the first automatic toilet for dogs invented .Frank Scott: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?. Adnan Al Maleh & Eliana Reggiori : PoLoo is a easy name to remember and the mean is quite obvious .Frank Scott: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?. Adnan Al Maleh & Eliana Reggiori : A lot of tools from design to render .Frank Scott: What is the most unique aspect of your design?. Adnan Al Maleh & Eliana Reggiori : The Uniquity .Frank Scott: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?. Adnan Al Maleh & Eliana Reggiori : We ask advice to an engineer for the technical aspects .Frank Scott: What is the role of technology in this particular design?. Adnan Al Maleh & Eliana Reggiori : The role of technology is primary .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?. Adnan Al Maleh & Eliana Reggiori : We have conduct a research on needs .Frank Scott: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?. Adnan Al Maleh & Eliana Reggiori : The challenges was to design an appliance that could be portable and fix .Frank Scott: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?. Adnan Al Maleh & Eliana Reggiori : We believe that A Design Award is the right place where to present our project .Frank Scott: What did you learn or how did you improve yourself during the designing of this work?. Adnan Al Maleh & Eliana Reggiori : We learn a lot on dogs, habits and washing technology .Frank Scott: Any other things you would like to cover that have not been covered in these questions?. Adnan Al Maleh & Eliana Reggiori : no .

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