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Bengtsson wants to design products that provide solutions to real needs. She also thinks the shape of an object should communicate its function as clearly as possible.

Lund University, MA Industrial Design

After spending a month in a Brazilian community near the Amazon, Johanna Bengtsson designed a water-pumping device that is powered by the flow of the Solimões River. The installation provides people with water during the dry season and removes the need for inconvenient walks under the sun, laden with water tanks.

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