This foldable electrical mosquito swatter that expands like a fan is the last word summer season accent for 2021!
Regardless of how it feels, the warmer months are approaching, as for the mosquitos too. Fortunately, there are many designs out there to protect us from summer insects, such as mosquito-killing lamps, DEET bug sprays, and citronella candles. However, when it comes to portable insect repellants for camping trips or long hikes, lamps can feel too bulky and sprays can smell too much of chemicals. Sang Kun Park designed FOLD, a foldable electric mosquito net inspired by the traditional Korean fan.
Many of us go camping or spending more time outdoors these days, and when the bugs go hunting we need to be prepared. Sang Kun Park designed FOLD with designer Dot so that no mosquitoes hinder nature when nature calls our names. The compact size of FOLD is the main attraction and fits into the tightest of backpacks. FOLD is similar to the shape and folding device of the traditional Korean fan and is a portable alternative to the heavy mosquito lamp, which when folded is only twice the size of an average-sized smartphone.
When fully extended, FOLD’s on / off switches are located on the side of the handle, which charges the electric current from the swatter. In order to make the electric mosquito net childproof, whenever something touches the electrical current of the net, a gap of 0.5 seconds is created before the current from FOLD starts up again. In addition, when the FOLD is deployed rather than on, the electrical current remains inactive to protect younger family members. When FOLD is expanded to its full length and width, 32 individual nets can be counted from left to right, and with additional LED lighting, not even a mosquito can get past this net.
Designer: Designer Dot x Sang Kun Park
As more and more people spend time outdoors, Sang Kun Park developed FOLD as a portable means of protection against mosquitos.
When folded, FOLD measures 250 x 70 x 36 cm, and when fully expanded, FOLD doubles in size, reaching lengths of 420 x 235 x 36 cm.
The fan itself is made of durable leather to remain an essential part of your packing for outdoor trips.
With 32 nets, no mosquito can get past FOLD.
With LED lighting, users can detect mosquitoes even in the dark of the night.
With a rotation structure, FOLD expands seamlessly.
Both ends of the FOLD fan meet and are connected with a magnet to ensure constant operability.
Constructed forms made of stainless steel, the power and LED switches from FOLD click securely and lock into place.