@Peer, which one should we use as the basis model to move forward?
On/off button is done by recessing slightly into the body,
Approach one: lid sitting atop,
Approach two: hinged lid
Currently, I am trying to see if it is possible to eliminate the lid altogether. Like it is a built-in cover instead of a separate piece.
1. Overall form: triangular cap, circular bottom.
Ideally, the neck point is where the user will hold the tube. Change in shape helps the tube to rest nicely on user’s finger.
2. The funnel
Old design: funnel opening occupies half of the cap. I designed this to signal that the other half is closed and airtight, then I realise actually no Read more →
Explored patterns (octopus/cephalopod skin cells) to be projected onto the model:
The designs with the projected patterns looked really heavy and messy.
Tried rendering with a simpler pattern:
Rendered a gif to explore how the product lights up:
Rounded the sharp corners at the front and tried rendering with a different material:
Make the back thicker (1.5″ / 40mm) and round the corners Read more →
Exploration of forms:
Straight edge treatment
My favourite is number 2 where the top compartment is hidden.
CURVE EDGE TREATMENT
My favourite is number 7 as it feels most balanced.
ELLIPSE FOOTPRINT (INSTEAD OF CIRCLE)
In this series, there’s more of the product facing the user, but Read more →
Here are the updates for the new design together with quick renders of it.Shallower Studs Edge with a smaller fillet radius Ends of the Board follows the circumference of a circle Study Report (Load Simulation of the new design: PC ABS was used as the material)