© Hiroshi Iwasaki
Designed by nendo, the arobo air purifier is manufactured and distributed by Japanese firm, C’est La Vie Co.,Ltd. If you live in a remote area, I think you don’t need an air purifier. This device is designed for urban living where the air is not good. The arobo air purifier uses the centrifugal force created by water revolving in a tank to draw the water into the upper compartment, from where a fan vaporizes it into the air. Water that is not vaporized is caught by the sides of the compartment and returns to the tank. The spherical shape of arobo shows us its most efficient form for the water’s circulation.
If you take a closer look at arobo, you will find that the motor and control are located at an angle above the tank which enable the entry point for the electrical cord to be placed low to the ground for a clean look. Angling the form meant that the intake and outtake vents are a distance from each other, creating ideal air convection. A design seeking ‘pure form’ in air and water. Measuring 166×166×149 mm, the arobo air purifier is available at www.aroboshop.com.