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TONY ALFARO PORTFOLIO 2018


aalfaro3@illinois.edu 224-659-9405 1473 Cornell Ct, Hoffman Estates, IL, 60169


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FORM STUDY Stool STUDIO STOOL HANDY CART MVP Sponsored INTERNSHIP


FORM STUDY

Studio Stool Form Investigation

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Junior Year 4 weeks


ARCHITECTURE FORM INSPIRATION

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CONCEPTUALIZATION OPEN STRUCTURE AND SYMMETRICAL FORM

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Render

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Model


STUDIO STOOL

Sit-Stand Studio Stool

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Junior Project 5 weeks


PROJECT BRIEF

SIT-STAND STUDIO STOOL TO PROMOTE HEALTH Limited to a 5’x5’ thirteen ply baltic birch plywood sheet. Designed for my personal use in a design studio.

5’7”

User Height

36”

Studio Table Height

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HUMAN FACTORS INVESTIGATION Ideal Seat Height 24”

Ideal Seat Width 16”

Foot Rest Height From Seat 13”-15”

Stool Footprint 18”

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IDEATION

NON-TRADITIONAL STOOL

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Promote Health

Light Weight

Able to Fit Under Tables

Geometric

Multiple Seating Positions

Stable

Storage Space

Unique


HUMAN FACTORS TEST MODELS

Proportion Model

Form Model

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FORM INVESTIGATION

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13 Ply Baltic Birch Plywood

Water-based Polyurethane

Slotted Flat Head Wood Screws

1� Aluminum Strip

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Different Foot Rest Heights

Storage Shelf

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Model


Model


HANDY CART

MVP Disc Sports Sponsored Project

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Junior Project 5 weeks


BRIEF

DISC GOLF SPORT

Played in all weather

Players carry over 20 discs

Equipment used varies by game

Players travel long distances

Played in various terrains

Games can last hours

76% - U.S.

92% MALE

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21% - International 3% - Canada

33%

GROWTH


MVP DISC SPORTS PROJECT PROPOSAL

Develop a cart that works with most disc golf bags and bridges the gap between large disc golf carts and disc golf bags.

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INSPIRATION

Disc Golf Bag

Bag Cart

Rugged

Portable

Easy-Release

Clip

Compact

Versatile

Foldable


EXPLORATION OF VERSATILITY & COMPACT FORM

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FUNCTION/PROPORTION TESTING

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Handle Testing

Foot Rest

Foot Rest

Folded

Size Testing (Width)

Size Testing (Height)


HOW IT WORKS Push

Fold

Lower

Lower

Grab

Carry

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FEATURES

DESIGNED FOR EASY TRAVEL AND STORAGE

Easy Release Wheels

Foldable Support Tab

Expandable Base

Foot Rest

Telescoping Handle

Light Weight Frame

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COLORS

VARIOUS COMBINATIONS

Model

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Model


FEEDBACK

MVP DISC SPORTS What Works Adjustability Size/Proportions Compact form Stability Future Improvements Soften Edges of Base Re-arrange Strap

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A technology center comprised of over 100 companies located on campus.

petronics.io

serionix.com

life-foundry.com

My Participation

My Participation

My Participation

-Exhibition Design

-Packaging Design

-Packaging Design

-Graphic Design

-Website Audit

-Branding 33

-Consulting


INDUSTRIAL DESIGN INTERNSHIP AT ENTERPRISEWORKS IN RESEARCH PARK

EnterpriseWorks is an award-winning incubator that focuses on science, technology, and research-based startups.

Other Affiliated Companies

My Participation

My Participation

-Product Design

-UI/UX

-Photography -Branding -Presentations 34


INTERNSHIP SAMPLE WORK

A PREMIUM UNIQUE AIR FILTER PACKAGING DESIGN

Model

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aalfaro3@illinois.edu 224-659-9405 1473 Cornell Ct, Hoffman Estates, IL, 60169


THANK YOU

2018 Industrial Design Portfolio  
2018 Industrial Design Portfolio  
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