Pyramid Power Hub

DesignerMarco Tallarida
PrizeHonorable Mention
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Entry Description

The Pyramid is designed to give the flexibility of a power board in a trendy practical package. Through a modular & user-centric design, there is a focus on providing product flexibility, unlocking the potential of the humble power board to keep up with a tech integrated lifestyle. The design lends itself to a modular approach and is tailored for every work surface, business and individual environments. With numerous ports, colours, Qi wireless charging, the Pyramid becomes the focal point on the work surface enable connectivity to the users digital devices. As the Pyramid is a custom-made to order, it functions straight out of the box with no assembly or permanent fixed installation. It is available as a fixed installation and a portable power hub station that plugs straight into the wall socket allowing intuitive use through clear use with distinguished plug /port placements.

About Designer

Marco Tallarida is the Strategic Director at B.Product, an innovation design firm. For the last 9 years Marco has been collaborating with commercialisation, IP and manufacturing firms charging design as a key innovation vehicle in differentiating the way we interact with products, services and systems. Since 2012 Marco has developed a multi-disciplinary team that has seen him work with Sphere Healthcare, Tapit Media, Virgin Mobile, Australian Museum, DPG Form Fitting’s, GE Capital, UNSW and Abberfield Industries. Specialising in product design, he applies human centred design processes to their approach, ensuring cognitive solutions from all stages of ideas, development and manufacturing. The majority of Marco’s work has involved designing and developing, bathroom amenities, electrical housing componentry, children toys, revenue systems, furniture, lighting, advertising displays for digital NFC marketing campaigns, merchandising displays, and more frequently medical and lifestyle products for Australian innovator’s and business’s. Marco’s collaboration with local and international industries has shaped his experiences and knowledge production “creative thinking” with IP strategies to take advantage of opportunities that arise.

Awards and Prize

2012 - Red Dot Design Awards 2016 - International Design Awards (Pyramid Power Outlet) 2017 - International Design Awards (Nido Bath) 2017 - Good Design Awards (Nido Bath) 2018 - LIT Design Awards (Mode Illumination)