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  1. 1. design brief Design Philosophy: As a designer I follow a design philosophy “Simplicity Design” which is used to help bring out the true essence of design. Philosophy is strongly influenced by my Asian modesty and form aesthetics, and product functional relevance based on influence of my mixed cultural background. To design a new and innovative tools to simplify the daily laundry process for families and making life at home more efficient. NEIL VINCENTI
  2. 2. table of content transportation medical medical consumer goods internships / side projects NEIL VINCENTI
  3. 3. ECO-V design brief With the increasing concerns in population growth and environmental issues in Asia, a need for an alternative source of urban transportation that addresses these issues is needed. The goal is to design an innovative, energy efficient mode of urban transportation. NEIL VINCENTI
  4. 4. ECO-V Young Professional user / target market • Married • With children • College educated (graduate degree • 30-35 years old • Annual household income $60,000 (us) • Drives under 10 miles to work (intercity travel) • Purchasing a home • Environment: Taipei, Taiwan metropolitan city (densely populated) • Looking to replace their scooter (space and flexibility : purchase driver) • Willing to spend money on quality product (durability) • Willing to try new products (convenience / saves money) • Concerns: environmental and its effects on health • Dislike using scooter in rainy and windy conditions • Prefers his own transportation -vs- public (independence) • Concerned about fuel consumption NEIL VINCENTI
  5. 5. ECO-V Research Summary research • Education level: bachelors degree or higher • Household: average of 3 members • Median annual household income (nt$): approx (2,283,333 - $70,000 (us$) • Air pollution (majority of people wear cotton masks as filter) percentage of people who drive to work • Space - lack of spaces for parking always 42% sometimes 34% never 24% • Transportation type: 5 to 1 (scooter out weight cars) 24% • Fuel efficiency importance: with gas pricing has peaked around $5.00 to $6.00 42% a gallon having a fuel efficient vehicle is ideal. 34% • 15.5 miles average distance driven to work • Majority of families own automobile and scooter Distance traveled to work • Fuel efficiency 80% purchase driver fro new purchases 28% 10% 1-3 miles 28% • Top 3 improvements (scooter / car) Scooter: more cargo space 6-10 miles 24% 11-20 miles 10% 21-30 miles 28% add protection from natural elements (rain / wind) add safety features 31+ 0% 24% cars: more Eco-friendly 28% better fuel efficiency 10% independent turning wheels for easy parking in tight spaces NEIL VINCENTI
  6. 6. ECO-V use scenario • Family of 3 commute to grocery store on • Once done family goes back to the • Family has to deal with traffic conges- a scooter that is meant for 2 passenger. scooter to load the grocery. tions and polluted air to and from grocery store. • Often times children are placed either • Loads couple of bag under the seat com- between the parents or in between the partment and rest is placed between the • Commuting drivers deal with (air pollu- legs of the driver . drivers legs on the floor. tion, noise pollution, natural elements, traffic, etc). NEIL VINCENTI
  7. 7. ECO-V opportunity 1. Lack of cargo space 2. Little or no safety features. 3. Scooters have low visibility. • limited space on board, users gamble • accidents occur frequently and often • scooters small in size and low source by storing items between legs and times serious. of lighting. other dangerous configuration. • users deal with buses, cars, trucks • scooters in rain and darkness low and other scooters in tight streets. visibility. 4. Minimal passenger space. 5. Lack of protection (natural elements) 6. lack of air purifying devices or • families with 2 or more members • based on the research majority of systems. packing on to scooter that were user face with poor weather condition, • Asian cities air quality being below meant to seat 2 passengers. such as rain and wind. standards and health isues. • frequent sight in Asia and unsafe NEIL VINCENTI
  8. 8. ECO-V PASSENGER CAPACITY market position 4 Tata Nano Honda Fit ($2,500.00) ($18,500.00) $ 3 $$$ ECO-V ($8,000 / $10,000) 3 passanger Schwinn-Vale Kymco People Kymco Xciting Honda Goldwing ($1000.00) 125 ($2,999.00) 250ri ($5,500.00) ($25,000.00 +) 2 NEIL VINCENTI
  9. 9. ECO-V ideation NEIL VINCENTI
  10. 10. ECO-V concept direction CONCEPT 1 CONCEPT 2 CONCEPT 3 Enclosed unit with tandem seating Open unit with upright seating Jeep like vehicle with removable doors. configuration. configuration to conserve space. Tandem seating configurations. NEIL VINCENTI
  11. 11. ECO-V Benefits concept proposal 1 • Energy efficient • Protection (natural elements, noise, air) • Convenience of a motorcycle and comfort of an automobile • Expendable seating that comfort- ably seats 3 adults with plenty cargo space • Cargo space • Approx half width of mid-size automobile • Emits 0 emission • Provides the safety protection to the user NEIL VINCENTI
  12. 12. ECO-V mock up Ergonomics: Seat Dimension: Cargo Area Dimension: steering column height: 35” from platform seat height (surface) to platform: 24” length (rear to end of s) w/o 3rd seat: 24” seated height: 54” seat width: 11” length (rear to end of s) w/ 3rd seat: 11” view angle to instrumental panel:10o-15o length w/o 3rd seat: 28” height ground to roof line: 84.75” length w/ 3rd seat: 42” Insight: length front to tail: 78” 1.need cargo net or cage (adjustable) to seat height (surface) keep cargo in place. 2.cargo hook inside the cargo area. NEIL VINCENTI
  13. 13. ECO-V theme development Industrial Theme Modern Theme Retro Theme NEIL VINCENTI
  14. 14. ECO-V theme development Sports Theme • aggressive • agile • sophisticated • youthful • excitement • fun NEIL VINCENTI
  15. 15. ECO-V concept proposal EC0 -V BENEFITS • Energy efficient Vehicle that is perfectly suited for • Enclosed unit provides pro- the urban environment. tection (natural elements, noise and air pollutants) • Convenience of a motor cycle and comfort of an automobile. • Expendable seating that comfortably seats 3 adults w/ storage space • Expendable cargo space • Little over half the width of mid-size automobile • Emits 0 emission into the at- mosphere. (electric vehicle holds charge range of 85 miles on a full charge) • Provides the safety protec- tion to the user during an accident. NEIL VINCENTI
  16. 16. ECO-V schematic 1. Prismatic cells 50 ah(Li-ion) 2. Controller (24 to 72 amp v.o.p) 3. Electric motors • 32 cells in series. • 2 controller for each motor • 2 (E-T RT) 72 volts • stored in platform (provides weight) • located near each electric motor • rear wheel placement ECO-V will have a rage of 85 miles per charge. NEIL VINCENTI
  17. 17. ECO-V features push button start button (keyless) electric charge port adjustable steering wheel (collapsible) NEIL VINCENTI
  18. 18. ECO-V features touch-screen controls dual-sliding doors (ideal for tight spaces) expendable seat for 3 passengers NEIL VINCENTI
  19. 19. ECO-V use scenario 1 Leisure: • James needs to fit 3 adults into the vehicle and ECO-V’s expandable seats easily accommodate 3 adults Comfortably. (pull-out to expend) • Even with 3 adults riding inside, ECO-V provides plenty of usable cargo space. • Dual sliding doors provide easy entering and exiting in tight places. NEIL VINCENTI
  20. 20. ECO-V use scenario 2 Utility: • James needs to pick up supplies from a hardware store and adjustable seating provides plenty of cargo room. • Dual sliding doors provide easy entering and exiting in tight places. • Cargo hooks that hide away into the floor and the walls to secure the cargo. • Dual swing rear door allows for easy loading and unloading NEIL VINCENTI
  21. 21. design brief design brief To design a new and innovative tools to simplify To develop a new and innovative tools to simplifyfor daily laundry and making and the daily laundry process the families process for families making life at home more efficient. life at home more efficient. NEIL VINCENTI
  22. 22. design brief target user Target user: Purchase drivers: • homeowner • 50% brand / 50% price • ages: 25-35 • Aesthetics: yes • income: $75,000 + • Reasons for purchasing a product: needs base. majority will spend more money to • both work or 1 stay home get a better product. • 1 or more children • Product needs to be: visually intuitive, simple to use, dependable, visually attractive. • not enough time for chores • Chore responsibility: both sexes performed laundry duties (majority of interviewee). • life evolves around family • Duration: twice a week or all weekend. (time being the issues) • multi-tasking is a must To design a new and innovative tools to simplify • interested in product that helps ease the chore process. the daily laundry process for families and making • both share the household chores life at home more efficient. NEIL VINCENTI
  23. 23. design brief use scenario / opportunity • Collect laundry • Sort laundry • Transport clothes from washer to dryer • Baskets size and ergonomics • Often times on floor • Ergonomics kitty litter box • To design a new Fold cleaninnovative tools• to simplify Remove clothes from dryer • and laundry Putting laundry away • the daily laundry process for families and making Awkward position • No designated place for laundry life at home more efficient. NEIL VINCENTI
  24. 24. ideation design brief To design a new and innovative tools to simplify the daily laundry process for families and making life at home more efficient. NEIL VINCENTI
  25. 25. mock up design brief • Testing internal support • Open seam (hinge) • Testing stretch material (outer) • Insight (fully inclose w/stretch netting) • Ergonomics To design a new Ergonomicinnovative tools• to simplify transporting) • and (handle) Locking handle (easy • the daily laundry process for families • Wider makingspaces - storage Handle dia (50%) •and hinge allows it to stand Narrow unit to fit tight life at home more efficient. NEIL VINCENTI
  26. 26. form study design brief To design a new and innovative tools to simplify the daily laundry process for families and making life at home more efficient. NEIL VINCENTI
  27. 27. handle refinementbrief design To design a new and innovative tools to simplify the daily laundry process for families and making life at home more efficient. NEIL VINCENTI
  28. 28. concept (digital) design brief To design a new and innovative tools to simplify the daily laundry process for families and making Venus laundry Trap life at home more efficient. NEIL VINCENTI
  29. 29. 1 2 use scenario design brief COLLECT FOLD 3 TRANSPORT 4 SORT To design a new and innovative tools to simplify the daily laundry process for families and making life at home more efficient. NEIL VINCENTI
  30. 30. physical model (1/4 scale) design brief Venus laundry Trap Venus laundry Trap To design a new and innovative tools to simplify the daily laundry process for families and making life at home more efficient. NEIL VINCENTI
  31. 31. ERGO CART design brief design brief To design a new and innovative tools to simplify With medical research and development increasing in West Michigan, the focus of this project the daily laundry process for families and making will be to explore understand common medical procedure (Phlebotomy) and to develop products that will assist medical personnel in its performance. life at home more efficient. NEIL VINCENTI
  32. 32. ERGO CART research design brief US demographics (Feb. 2008) Phlebotomy supplies Ergonomics user demographic • aliquot supplies • handle design • 59% females / 41% males • Sharps container (Biohazard waste) • wheel placement • average age being between 18 - 49 • biohazard spill kit • height (size) • 53 % college graduates • personal protective equipment • plastic vacuum tubes, blood culture bottle Customizability (compartmentalize) • vacuum collection kits (Vacutainers) • supplies storage environment • tourniquets - able to store 1 day of supplies • hospitals • gauze, alcohol wipes, iodine, bandages, - storage (lockable) • blood drives tape. - Sharps container (hands free feature) • physicians offices • butterfly collection set w/ safety needles - waste baskets (hands free feature) • blood banks To design a new and innovative tools•• to simplify • syringes with safety needles, transfer personal item storage • commercial laboratories • dermal puncture devices modular platform (components) the daily laundry process for families Aesthetics and making • capillary tubes, micotainers • tube racks life at home more efficient. • form study (organic, sporty, fun) NEIL VINCENTI
  33. 33. ERGO CART design brief form development To design a new and innovative tools to simplify the daily laundry process for families and making life at home more efficient. NEIL VINCENTI
  34. 34. ERGO CART design brief refinement To design a new and innovative tools to simplify the daily laundry process for families and making life at home more efficient. NEIL VINCENTI
  35. 35. ERGO CART design brief features STORAGE W/ CHARGE PAD (electronics) LOCKABLE DRAWER To design a new and innovative tools to simplify the daily laundry process for families RUBBER BUMPERS and making life at home more efficient. (suspension) NEIL VINCENTI
  36. 36. ERGO CART design brief features HANDS FREE SHARPS CONTAINER (sensor) HANDS FREE TRASH BIN (sensor) To design a new and innovative tools to simplify the daily laundry process for families PULL-OUTmaking and STORAGE / life at home more efficient. TOTE NEIL VINCENTI
  37. 37. med buddy design brief Develop an innovative product to help ease the medicine taking process for elderly users. NEIL VINCENTI
  38. 38. med buddy research Elderly demographics: Age related sensory changes Age related physical ability changes • less comfortable sharing private info Vision • health is #1 priority • Presbyopia • memory • favors proper function over aesthetics • decreased visual field • physical strength • trend going toward active lifestyle • difficulty with light / dark adaptation • flexibility • invests lot of trust in health professionals • increased sensitivity to glare • hand eye coordination • majority take more than 1 medication • decreased color discrimination and • muscle coordination • rather have home care vs hospital care depth perception • sceptics Hearing • difficulty hearing low and high frequency Small and Taste • difficulty in recognizing flavors • decreased sense of smell Touch and Pain sensitivity • decreased pain sensitivity • decreased vibration senses • decreased sense of touch NEIL VINCENTI
  39. 39. med buddy ideation NEIL VINCENTI
  40. 40. med buddy Medication taking process use scenario 1 remove from docking station when time to take medication 2 turn to match release button and med chamber. 3 match pattern and push release medication. (match patterns to engage (after use return to • visual (each chamber glows) release button) docking station) • sense of touch (vibration) • audio (programmable alarm) NEIL VINCENTI
  41. 41. internship INTERNSHIPS RECOMMENED TOOLS MATERIAL LIST SPIRIT DISASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS RECOMMENED TOOLS MATERIAL LIST Stellar® DISASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS AMERICAN SEATING CORP. 2 5 Aluminum: A Aluminum 1: J 8 Steel: S Zinc: S Steel 2: Zinc 3: 7 13 was hired in as sustainable design intern and was re- 13 Torx T-30 Cast Iron: C 5 Cast Iron 4: sponsiable for designing Laminate: Laminate 5: 2 Wood: Wood 6: end-of-life cycle disassembly Philips P hilips 2 Fabric: J J Fabric 7: instructions for current prod- Foam: F Foam 8: 4 S uct line. the purpose of the 19mm PETE: C F 5/8 m PETE 9: 2 HDPE: HDPE 10: 7 project is to reach Silver level 4 PVC: PVC 11: 8 in the LEED system. F 13 LDPE: C F LDPE 12: 5 2 PP: 5 PP 13: C PS: PS 14: A 5 2 OTHER: OTHER 15: 2 4 4 A History of Innovative > SOLUTIONS A History of Innovative > SOLUTIONS 2 401 American Seating Ctr NW 401 American Seating Ctr NW Grand Rapids, MI 49504 Grand Rapids, MI 49504 Phone 800.748.0268 Phone 800.748.0268 www.americanseating.com www.americanseating.com EDWARDS & PEARSON DESIGN, LLC. built functional chair proto- types for prospective clients. NEIL VINCENTI
  42. 42. side proj.. DESIGN QUEST FURNITURE COMPETITION ‘Dezember Chair’ ( DESIGN QUEST FURNITURE DESIGN COMPETITION ) The Dezember chair is a versatile option that allows for unencumbered views within a modern space via its low-profile back, which also encourages proper seating posture. A steel frame supports a bent-plywood shell laid with walnut veneer, and a handle for convenience and provides material break-up and visual accent. Design: Kuhncenti Design - Neil Seung Myung Vincenti and Claas Kuhnen, Grand Rapids, MI Materials: Bent-plywood with walnut veneer. Stainless flat bar 3/1x 1-1/2. 4 rubber disc washers. NEIL VINCENTI
  43. 43. side proj.. ICFF STUDIO latitude‘la-t -,tüd leaf‘lef - bench system - outdoor seating The Latitude bench configures in unique shapes and sizes, utilizing As cities become more populated, public spaces must become only five parts. By the simple addition of a longer rod and more leg multifunctional. It is with this in mind that the Leaf family of prod- and seat sections. The bench systems also provides ingenious bike ucts were designed. rack system in a space saving configuration. NEIL VINCENTI

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