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Videos (GIFs on project page)

Below are videos of the Angeline Furniture line that are shown as GIFs on the Angeline Furniture project page. Table Chair Board   This post relates to a project page, view the project page to see other related posts and outcomes. Go to Project Page Return to Design Summary on Project Page

Table Mechanism Development

While working on the computer models of how to make the table height adjustable (in concept), I started thinking about different ways to change the height of the table and looked into what types of solutions were already on the market. There are four main ways the height-adjustable tables work are designed (Knighton, 2018); Crank, …

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Modelling and User Feedback

I arranged a series of quick catch-ups with Samantha (interviewee/end-user) to show some of my project’s progress and to get initial impressions. (Kelly was not available at this stage due to scheduling) I started by explaining where I had got to with my research and how my idea refinement had translated into into the three …

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Working on Concept Refinement

After using a combination of experimental models, notes, and sketching (or more like doodles) I had found my direction; Stand, Task, Lounge. These main activities would be addressed with 3 products that worked together, consisting of; a transformable seat, adjustable table and a board. Transformable Seat Below are images from my sketchbook of workings for …

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Creating Rough Models and Sketches

After my initial drawings, I moved onto working with cardboard to visualize pieces in 3D and to see if making decisions with my hands would help my creativity. Working through some playful solutions, I used rough sketching combined with cardboard to explore a variety of ideas. In addition to working with cardboard and making sketches …

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Creating Initial Ideation Drawings

After completing my inital interviews, mind mapping analysis and collage, I started drawing some of my initial design ideas. I started playing with the idea of transformable pieces, and the idea of multiple pieces that fit together. As my analysis shows, the three main areas to keep in considerations are; stand-ups (access to a board …

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Interviewing Sam (including transcript)

Samantha is a project manager that uses Agile Methodologies during her workday. I reached out to her to ask her to provide some insight into her day to day work patterns, her personal experience and preferences around working environments, support equipment and furniture. I used a semi-structured interview and Samantha agreed to have the interview …

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Interviewing Kelly (including transcript)

Kelly is a project manager and trained interior designer working in the commercial office interiors industry. She agreed to speak with me about her experience and share her expertise. Kelly was a valuable recourse because of her unique position of being able to provide information in relation to design trends over multiple customers, as well …

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