COCOON , Amina Pilav, Bosnia and Herzegovina
COCOON is a product made for pets, but also for humans. The goal of the project is to enable people to easily transport a cat, through the design of a transport bag that would satisfy both aesthetic and functional aspects by transforming the bag into a house or a sleeping pad. This act, in addition to the problem of transport and sleeping place, would also solve the problem of the cat’s sensitivity to changes in the environment, where it would now always have its own corner, wherever it is. It is a product that brings closer cats and people.The project was developed during academic studies: Academy of Fine Arts, University of Sarajevo,
Subject: Industrial Design, Mentor: prof. mr. Jasna Mujkić
Amina Pilav was born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Amina attended the Second Gymnasium in Sarajevo and after graduating she decided to study product design at the Academy of Fine Arts in Sarajevo in 2018. At the end of her studies, she was awarded a Silver Badge from the University of Sarajevo as a recognition for an outstanding success during her studies. In 2022 Amina graduated at the Academy of Fine Arts, getting her bachelor degree as a Bachelor of Fine Arts – Product Design with a graduation thesis “Space Saving Problems through Design of Transformative Product”. Something she tends to practice through design as a product designer is the idea of humanizing the future, where the design itself should be a tool for creating a better and more functional future. After getting her bachelor degree she was admitted to the Royal College of Art in London, which is the world’s number one university for art and design, but due to private reasons she stopped her studies and returned to Bosnia and Herzegovina. Amina is also a student of Economy, but design remains her first and only love when it comes to career and profession. Something she enjoys besides product design is exploring archaeology, ancient world and cultures of Middle East.