Project Development

Working in the Workshop with Master Artisan Neil Fyffe

Neil Fyffe is a designer, artist, craftsman and all-around master artisan. His portfolio of work is impressive and his woodworking experience spans more than 30 years. He is a qualified joiner but started his making career as an artist. He graduated from Edinburgh University in 1986 with a Master of Arts and set up his …

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Packaging & Kit Design

There were many things to consider with the kit creation, including contents, size, cost, and encouraging engagement. Probe Kit Contents There were a number of things to consider when deciding on the contents of the probe kit from what would be engaging to children, to cost and size. Probe Kit Research Concept Partially inspired by …

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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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