ps02

Two hops this time.

The Objective: create a cup holder for an 8oz “metal” (paper) cup using 1/8″ acrylic.

The Customer: ShiMountainMan LLC., a comparable company to REI seeking a design for their very active and outdoorsy customers.

The Rules: lightweight, strong, and easily stored in any kind of outdoor equipment, such as a backpack.

The Focus: strength, simplicity, ease of use, simple transportation, mass manufacturability

The process: lots of sketching

a prototype decision

Allen_Elle_ps02_203_process

some analytical failure testing

and some fabrication.

DIY ps02 laser cut prototype

See it work?

 

Allen_Elle_ps02_209_process

Money.

Allen_Elle_ps02_000_flyer

 

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