Japanese engineer-turned-industrial designer Chiaki Murata creates products that are, simply put, dictated by human behaviour. The shapes, curves and dimensions feel right for users. He stripped the design of his ‘Cyclone’ cleaner down to the essentials and came up with a sensible, elegant appliance with no too-short cables (it’s cordless), no bulky hose (it tucks away) and the sveltest of handles. Metaphys .