The Takano HeartWorks Company from Japan didn't have a flashy booth at the ICFF or a big sign. They didn't even have press kits. Instead they let the power of good design of their products promote themselves. The company brought several of their innovative Carry-na walking assistance devices. The Carry-na is a recent winner of a Good Design Award by the Japan Industrial Design Promotion Organization. While we hope you get a sense of how functional these are from the photos, we also want to say it is really cool to see in person. Product specialist Katsumi Takeno brought people passing by to a stop when he demonstrated how the walker works.

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