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ONE WEEK PRACTICE

Form

Development

Goal:

Try to develop the appearance with simple & elegant forms.

Different, minimalism, CMF, timeless

Problem

Solving

Goal:

Solve the problem with a smart and simple idea

ENERGY SAVING

World Electricity Production

Total

22,752 TWH

62.6% Fossile Fuels

16.5% Renewable Sources

Others

DAILY ENERGY WASTE

Fridge-gazing

Standby Mode

Extra Lightings

Un-programed AC

10%

$20B

50

EXTRA POWER CONSUMPTION

EXTRA COST

NATIONWIDE

LARGE POWER

PLANTS

Problem

Energy saving is a old problem, but it still exists. People need to realize the importance of energy saving. People do not care when it does not affect them in a short term.

Brief

To design a daily energy-related product to remind people the thinking of energy saving.

Scope

Timeless, durable, highlighted feature, different, fun features

People do care when the situation is affecting them.

Solution: 

A portable battery designed with a mini power generator. The goals is to remind people that electricity is not coming from nowhere. Energy saving can reduce the cost, the labour, the use of natural resources, and the carbon footprint.

Solar Power

no efforts from users

Rotatable Stick

easy to break.

not durable.

Shaking

fun

subconscious movement involved

Gripping size

+

General dimension

Primary Design

+

Envrionement

Secondary Design

+

Structure

Details

+

Style

MOOD BOARD

To add more

friction

To pops out

different section

To bring in the 

vintage style

Black paint coated stainless steel

Anodized

stainless steel

Scratched

stainless steel

To highlight

the branding

Inlaid

black+white PC

Natural Rules

The

golden ratio