• Design Criteria Map

    Arts & Culture, Industrial Design

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    The map illustrates the similarities and differences between the products I've chosen.

    1.Baylis Wind-Up Radio by Trevor Baylis. Medium sized black plastic radio. Functions only as a radio: receives and plays radio broadcasting. Minimizes maintenance and additional cost with the wind-up mechanism. Radio brings people together and informs them about their health issues. A low price-point product and is often donated as a part of charity to the ones in need.

    1. Samsung F268 Cell Phone: Small, dark gray and metalized plastic cellphone with large LCD screen. Casing made of bio-plastics minimizes carbon footprint. Functions as a phone, organizer, internet device and camera. Helps save electricity with its "Battery Full" feature. Anti-bacterial coating provides higher level of hygiene. Low-medium price-point product.

    2. Kadokeshi Plastic Eraser by Hideo Kanbara: Small single-part plastic shape with 28 corners. Multiple corners extends use and increases usability. Design helps to renew itself as consumed. Enables usage until very little material is left. High price for an eraser.

    3. Ryker Tableware by Lucy.D: Vintage porcelain tableware with platinum or gold glaze. Functions as tableware. Design pays tribute to the traditional tableware designs and recycles/reuses the material to make new and contemporary tableware. High price point.

    4. Tide Chandelier by Stuart Haygarth: Very large lighting unit with clear and translucent plastic objects attached with fishing line. Functions as lighting. Makes use of found objects and re-uses them in a contemporary piece. Very high price point.

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