Seohee Lee Designs 'The Walnut' To Provide Health Benefits

Image: Seohee Lee

Designers: Seohee Lee

Project Name: The Walnut

Description: Diabetes is a disease that hits mostly the aged individuals. To measure and solve the problem, Seohee Lee inspired from the walnut hand massage. Rolling the walnuts is an exercise that helps keeping the wellbeing. The surface of the walnuts invigorates the hand and enhances the blood flow. Oriental prescription trusts that the hands are associated with essential organs including the brain, and those organs can be animated by offering weight to specific focus points in hands and building up the hand muscles. The ‘Walnut’ designed by Seohee Lee can monitor the blood sugar level by using infrared. In addition, the sensors equipped in the device will measure grasping power and hand shaking of the users. All the gathered health data can be checked on the ‘Walnut’ application. The gadget is designed to be pleasant and offer a steady and simple health care service. By resembling to a toy, it turns an every day health care service into something agreeable.

Image: Seohee Lee

Image: Seohee Lee

Image: Seohee Lee

Image: Seohee Lee