Re: Design Concept Challenge

Postby cwatkinson » July 19th, 2017, 11:36 am

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So im a little late to the game .... (fixing a hole in my roof and ceiling)

I tried to go with a minor modification on form that communicate ergonomic discomfort if not used right......
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Re: Design Concept Challenge

Postby Hamza_Uddin » July 27th, 2017, 5:29 am

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The handle section of the door has a pin that is inserted in the main door.
This handle section forms a mini door and rotated about the main door due the pin.

1) When a user tries to push the handle from the pull side. the user experiences something similar to missing a step on a flight of stairs, as the door
section swings open to the otherside while the door remains where it is, in some cases the user may crash into the door and break a nose or a few teeth, thus learning a lesson, to be more attentive to the real world. and let their smart phones remain in pockets.

2) When a user pulls a from the pull side, the door swings open normal due to the collar that acts like a stopper for the handle section.

3) While on the push side, the user has no handle and hence has no option other than pushing, and yet again the collar acts as a stopper for the handle section and swings the whole door open.


Re: Design Concept Challenge

Postby Ghali » July 29th, 2017, 12:33 pm

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Hello everyone, very late I know but I didn’t come across this lovely board until very recently.

I was thinking of one simple design that could be customized to serve in different situations.
Its a U-shaped sheet (maybe 1/8 inch thick) that rotates around a cylindrical handle and secured to it at different possible angles.

In the pull case, the thin edges are facing the user making it both mentally and physically uncomfortable to push.
When adjusted into the push mode, the smooth rounded end is facing the user but there’s no enough room to grasp the handle making it impossibly hard to pull.
And in case the door works both ways, it can be fixed at 90 degrees possible to pull or push.


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