CABINET DESIGN PROJECT Furniture Design Nicole Wilner - Ana GarcĂa Calvo
CLIENT PROFILE Francesca Michelazzi, Italian, 30 year old, Jewelry designer living in Milan. Works as a freelance for a famous fashion designer as part of the complements design team. Works from home eventually. She orders her working materials online to her providers all around the World and very often receives catalogues and samples. Because of her job, she needs to be updated on trends around the worls and travels very often. Her apartment in Isola area is only 45 square meters and is divided in a living & dining area with a corner kitchen, bathroom and bedroom. Francesca loves contemporary art, follows fashion and prefers modern style for looks, design and decoration. Sheâ€™s used to creativeness and loves to discover new and original forms, but sheâ€™s also very practical and because of her busy agenda appreciates functional over aesthetics for daily use tools. Sheâ€™s very organized and methodical and likes to separate work from personal life completely. LOVES - art, fashion, travel, spending time with her friends HATES - disorder, messed up schedulles, smog and traffic NEEDS - tools that allow her to separate working and personal life and keep an order on her small living area
CLIENT NEEDS WORKS FROM HOME
VERY SMALL APARTMENT
NEED TOOLS THAT ALLOW HER TO SEPARATE PERSONAL LIFE FROM WORK
SPACE OPTIMIZATION OF THE FURNITURE
EASY TO FIND AND STORAGE OPTIMIZATION
TARGET MARKET Freelance: Could be adapted to several professions in different sizes and materials depending on the target, ie.: â—?
Big size in resins (for outdoors use and storage) for gardeners, carpenters, etc. Also for the DIY market.
Medium size in wood, resins or steel for indoor use for artisans, tailors, etc.
CONCEPT To create a cabinet useful as a working space and able to store and display all the working materials as well as the latest trends references (magazines, catalogues, etc.)
STORAGE DETAIL - CATALOGUES
STORAGE DETAIL - TOOLS
STORAGE DETAIL - BEADS
FUNCTIONALITY DETAILWORKING TABLE
AESTHETICS Opaque plastic/wood/steel main structure with customizable translucent storage area available in diferent and combinable colours.
Organized storage for tools.
Storage and display for beads, wire and other materials.
Storage for trends and fashion magazines and catalogues.
Working table with extendable platform to store materials while working.
The closed surface can be used as a working table.
Extra storage at the bottom of the cabinet.
MATERIALS MAIN STRUCTURE (Low Cost)
ABS plastic Acrylic paint
TOP COVER AND DISPLAY AREA Translucent PMMA