Challenge5

iFashion: Fashion design in your pocket

Fashion design takes skill and practice: the process is rife with opportunities for mistakes. How does one design a pattern? What type of stitch should I use? What’s an inseam? How do buttons work? Ev...

HowTo

HowTo is a mobile reference application, designed to be an educational resource for older users struggling with technology. This is a gamified learning tool with meticulous design choices intended to ...

OPTIMIZE PRIME: Reimagining the Workspace

For this Human-Centered Design challenge, we delved into the question of how we could reimagine a traditional workspace in order to better fit a wide variety of needs and environments. This idea came ...

Moleskin notebooks

Yet again, moleskin notebooks are simple and they do not have any pieces that are not necessary. Yet, a good notebook is surprisingly hard to get right. Moleskin has spent a lot of time testing iterat...

Bianchi Roadbikes

Roadbikes are beautiful objects. This is because, in a roadbike, no piece does not have a function. They are aiming to be as lightweight and aerodynamic as possible, have as few moving parts as possib...

Disposable pepper grinder

Disposable pepper grinders are great. They are incredibly efficient int the way they are built, they do (surprisingly) not actually use a lot of materials and might therefore be even more economical t...

Shoe trees

Shoe trees are simple and functional. Made of cedar wood, they get rid of sweat and smell, and they help shoes keep their shape. Their design is clever enough to be a good fit across shoe sizes. Most ...

Chopsticks

Chopsticks follow my design principles in that they are deceptively simple, incredibly handy and, more importantly, fulfill a real need. I often find it ironic how poorly designed (in a macro sense) W...

Invest.Me

Overview Retail investors struggle to apply what they know when making investment decisions. For this challenge, our goal was to help investors make smarter investment decisions by aligning their valu...