Foldio is a portable desktop studio which is targeted at smart phone users to allow them to have a pop-up portable studio to use anywhere. The product is aimed at an audience of sellers who use sites such as ebay or etsy to photograph there products against a seamless white background. The product also features inter-changeable backgrounds which can be slotted in easily to make an infinity curve so the product sits on a clear backdrop.
The Foldio opens up to a small square structure which is connected by magnets at the side. The use of magnetic technology makes the construction of this flat pack studio easy to assemble.
There is also a proposed redesign which features a fitted LED light strip to allow for an additional lighting source. However the designer states that the images thta can be produced remains the same, regardless of the lighting used.
Here are the full design specs of Foldio:
Foldio is a project which is looking for funding from kickstarter and it is an interesting concept for sellers and photographers looking for an affordable method for product photography. It is the perfect tool to make professional photographs quickly and easily, with minimal post production.