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Re: Looking For Feedback

Postby apowers » October 19th, 2017, 11:53 am


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Also, if you're hoping to get feedback on your PD1 or design projects in the future I'd make a new thread on the Projects tab and include your briefs and background information to the project.

Keep up the good work!
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Re: Looking For Feedback

Postby ralphzoontjens » October 24th, 2017, 2:30 am

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Great progress! Especially on the neatness of your sketches and your ellipses.
Keep working on developing your own way of communicating materials and shapes. Keep sharpening things up and making your presentation boards more and more communicative. Your oven toaster and blender sketches work well. Let us know if you want more specific feedback on your work.
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Re: Looking For Feedback

Postby Sumistha_Das » November 20th, 2017, 1:08 am


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First of all sorry about disappearing from the forum for a while. I have been working on my PD1 mockup for past few weeks and it is taking most of my time. Couldn’t get time to sketch anything other than my class assignments. I want to thank each of you who have taken time to look at my work and give valuable feedback. Apologies for not responding to you quickly.

So my PD1 final assignment is on grabbing tool or what is commonly known as a “grabber”. We were asked to explore the same grabber technique for some other application. I came up with grabbing tool with shoehorn which I’m designing for people with limited mobility so they can use it to wear their shoes.

In past few weeks we have made few functional and few non functional mockups. I am pretty drawn to the designs in page #1, 6, and 7 because I want to design a grabbing tool that doesn’t look like a grabbing tool. Got few mixed feedback from my classmates but last week my instructor asked me to go ahead with the design I chose. However, before I start refining the design more I wanted to get some more feedback from this forum. I would appreciate any inputs on my design.

Also we have been asked to pick a brand and do some research about that company. I am thinking about Fiskars.
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Re: Looking For Feedback

Postby Sumistha_Das » November 20th, 2017, 1:10 am


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Re: Looking For Feedback

Postby Sumistha_Das » November 20th, 2017, 1:13 am


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Re: Looking For Feedback

Postby Sumistha_Das » November 20th, 2017, 1:14 am


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Re: Looking For Feedback

Postby Sumistha_Das » November 20th, 2017, 1:25 am


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These are some of the mockups I built in last few weeks.
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Re: Looking For Feedback

Postby Sumistha_Das » November 20th, 2017, 1:29 am


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Last two are the once I am planning to refine more as that is the design Im pretty drawn to. Both are functional models.

Appreciate your feedback.
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Re: Looking For Feedback

Postby Sumistha_Das » November 20th, 2017, 1:36 am


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ralphzoontjens wrote:Great progress! Especially on the neatness of your sketches and your ellipses.
Keep working on developing your own way of communicating materials and shapes. Keep sharpening things up and making your presentation boards more and more communicative. Your oven toaster and blender sketches work well. Let us know if you want more specific feedback on your work.



Hi Ralph,
Thank you for the feedback. Right now Im not getting enough time to sketch anything else apart from my class assignment. I remember you told me to sketch looking at the real objects but haven't got any chance to do so. I'm still not sure whether Im sketching loose enough. I will be uploading my DD2 final assignment layouts on this forum in a couple of days. Please take a look.

Thanks once agin for taking the time to look at my work.

Re: Looking For Feedback

Postby Sumistha_Das » November 20th, 2017, 1:43 am


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apowers wrote:Also, if you're hoping to get feedback on your PD1 or design projects in the future I'd make a new thread on the Projects tab and include your briefs and background information to the project.

Keep up the good work!
Aaron


Hi Aaron,

I looked at the project tab but couldn't figure it out much so uploaded my PD1 design project over here.

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