Wallet Assignment

Wallet Assignment

Wallet Design for Kelly Jo

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5 Designs Jan 26, 2014

Here are the 5 creative designs for the week.

BLUB CLOCK

This is a clock designed from nixie tubes and can display the time, date, and temperature of the room. Overall, it is creative because it was designed to have sentimental and aesthetic value. It also has character that others tube designs do not.

Link: http://www.core77.com/blog/kickstarter/duncan_hellmers_nixie-tube-based_blub_clock_26320.asp#more

LOLLA CUP

LollaCup is creative because it is innovative. It is a toddler cup that has been redesigned to make it easier for youngsters to drink. It has a weighted straw that makes drinking while sitting in a seat a breeze.

Link: http://lollaland.com/index.html

NUBRELLA 

Nubrella is a re-design of the umbrella. It is a umbrella that can be used completely hands free and can be used in extreme wind situations. It is creative because it’s a completely new concept for rainy situations.

Link: http://www.nubrella.com/index.php

CITIKITTY

This is a little seat so that your cat can be independent. Once they are trained on this seat they can go to the bathroom alone. It’s creative because it’s not the normal way cats go to the bathroom. It also helps solve a problem for cat litter mess and clean up.

Link: http://www.citikitty.com/

CHORD BUDDY

This product is perfect for new guitar learners. The design makes it simple because the colored buttons help you strum the guitar. It is creative because it teaches a new way for people to learn a guitar. It makes a simple solution to a complicated device.

Link: http://chordbuddy.com/

PEACHY 

Little kids have a harder time reaching the sink. This designer made it the facet water flow more towards the kids hands. It’s creative because it eases the life of a child and is a new design on the facet without changing it.

Link: http://peachyco.com/

5 Designs Jan 20, 2014

Here are the 5 creative designs of the week.

ANTI-THEFT LUNCH BAGS

The concept behind this design is for anti-theft. This design is creative because it found the solution to pestering bullies. It make the sandwich look like is has been expired and is undesirable.

Link: http://design-milk.com/anti-theft-lunch-bags/

ONEWHEEL

This design is creative because it took the concept of a four-wheel board and turned it into a 12-mph one-wheel board. Although the concept is still in prototyping, the designers mixed the act of a hover-board with the concept of skateboard to create this design. They say the effect is to feel like your floating.

Link: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/4422853/onewheel-the-self-balancing-electric-skateboard

DONKEY BIKE

This bike is meant for the active person with stuff to lug around. It’s creative because it’s an semi-affordable way to bring large or wonky items with you on a bike. The designer found the solution for the problem of bring a dog, huge box, groceries or whatever on a bike trip.

Link: http://www.core77.com/blog/transportation/a_pedal-powered_packmule_exclusive_interview_with_donky_bike_designer_ben_wilson_23825.asp

ONLY COIN

This design is creative because it fixes the problem of having too many credit cards, gift cards and debit cards. It blends them all into one convenient black card that can be switched and swiped for whatever spending situation you are in. It’s still in prototyping mode but I’m excited for it to come out because I purchased one for my Dad.

Link: https://onlycoin.com/

WEARABLE SOLAR CLOTHING

This design is innovative because it mixes solar panels with clothing to make apparel that is sustainable and eco-friendly. It is creative because it solves part of the solution to use less fossil fuels and instead use solar energy to charge electric devices such as iPhones and tablets. As of now, these coast can charge a phone half way when wore outside in the sun for an hour.

Link: http://design-milk.com/wearable-solar-clothing-charges-smartphone/