ONE TOUCH™ CAN OPENER INTERNATIONAL DESIGN EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2007 GOLD WINNER CASE STUDY
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
The brains behind One Touch, Daka founder and executive chairman Pat Mah is fueled by a passion for innovation and a personal mission to produce high-quality products. “There have been attempts to develop a ‘better’ can opener, but never a completely No-Hands operation like One Touch.”
Mark Sanders is a mechanical engineer who saw the light (that style does matter !) so retrained as a designer at the RCA in London. Now working as Designer and Inventor he specialises in combining structural and mechanical engineering with industrial design, and especially elegant, affordable, folding and dynamic products.
Founded in , Daka is an award-winning design and development company from Hong Kong. Daka designs, develops and markets innovative products for the global consumer market via established and well-know brands. Daka is a leader in applying technology to consumer products and has developed a strong intellectual property portfolio, which the company leverages to develop and plan its product roadmap of next generation, innovative consumer products.
The International Design Excellence Awards are dedicated to fostering business and public understanding of the importance of industrial design excellence to the quality of life and the economy. Winning the IDEA is a distinction like no other that brands a design as the very best in the business, among peers, among clients and among consumers around the world.
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