Friday, May 6, 2011

Toy Design Update

It has been a great while since I lasted posted on this blog.

To update readers, we have been doing a project on designing a toy that caters to the age category of 5 to 8 years old children.

Here are two pictures of the of the sketches I drew for the presentation board.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010


Due to some unseen errors in my dish rack, the BDR has been abruptly (but easily) converted to a BBR (Banana-coloured Blanket Rack)!

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Banana-coloured Dish Rack v2

This is my second version.

It is not much different from my first, apart from changes in the proportions and a set of wheels on the base to aid traction.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Product designs (1) Pros & Cons

1) Banana-coloured dish rack (v1)
· Portable makes movement convenient
· Colour attracts elderly along with pictures promoting healthy lifestyles
· Can rotate 360 degrees
· Elderly can afford it as price is low
· Dish-managing is improved

· Lightweight and strong material is unknown
· Price might be hard to reduce
· Can topple over (if one side is without dishes and disturbs the balance of weight) and injure the elderly

2) Skoon (v1)
· Assist the elderly in scooping food with tip
· Handle more usable for elderly
· Also have bright colours and educate elderly with pictures promoting heathy lifestyles

· Cost cannot be guaranteed cheap
· Tip might injure elderly

Product Designs (1)

Here are two products that are elderly-friendly and enticing to the elderly to live a healthy lifestyle.

1) The banana-coloured dish rack (v1)

This is dish rack designed to be portable and strong (fragile) .
· Has a stand that can be rotated 360 degrees
· Has a grille where a washed dish can be easily fitted onto
· Has a bright attractive colour
· Has many grilles for many dishes
· Made of lightweight and strong material
· Supposed to sell at low prices

2) The 'skoon' (v1)
· Has a large handle to enable grip of the elderly's weak, non-dexterous hands
· Has a small tip to assist in scooping food
· Also colourful

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

EQ & challenges mindmap

This is my mindmap on EQ & challenges.
Sorry for the small size. This is its maximum size.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Essential Questions

Essential Questions

Ranking: 3)What are the unseen, unnoticed difficulties of the elderly?

2)How do the elderly react themselves to the problems?

1)How can convince the elderly to adopt healthier habits in a healthier lifestyle?