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Theses are the works of my past

Intro

About Me

I’m Dex. I’m a life long learner, I’m a maker of things. I’m a designer

but also the roots the my future


Re:Konnect

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Re:Konnect

ReKonnect is a set of furniture made from discarded school equipment. Designed set to a spark in the conversation of how we should work on repurosing rather than buying new or recycling. It is designed with ecological thinking, functionality and psychoaesthetics. It is made of 100% reused materials. Each piece has its own theme and concept stemming from education (Learning, Thinking, and Playing) to appeal to a young target market.


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Learn

Re:Learn is a chair designed to create interest in learning different languages starting with simple ideas such as color.

Play

Re:Play is a bar stool abstracted from the original NES and from arcade claw machine games.

Think

Re:Think is a coffee table inspired by jigsaw puzzles, designed with gaps to help with cable management and efficient space usage.


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Process


Re:Konnect

Target

Age: 27 Income: $42,000 Occupation: Web Editor

Ideation

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Bendch

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Bendch

Created from casted concrete and poplar, Bendch is an exploration of materials and techniques. To simplify the production process, the concrete is poured and then used as a mold to help bend and laminate the poplar. It is designed to seat 3 people with ample storage room under with an open cutout to help remind users of their items below them. Bendch is a simple bench easily made to be both aesthetically pleasing and functional.


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Bendch

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Seats 3

Storage


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Ideation Process


Arbore

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Arbore

Arbore is an ergonomic desk with the idea that while user is always indoors why not bring a piece of the great outdoors inside. Arbore is a desk that helps remind the user that there are other while work is important, one should not forget nature. Going with the idea of trees and nature, Arbore is designed so that it can interact with other pieces to create a larger forest which is especially helpful in small office environments where there is a lack of space for larger tables. It is also height adjustable for comfort.


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Interaction

Ergonomics


Arbore

Inspiration

Ideation

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Kit

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Kit

Kit is a toy anthropomorphic fox for the DIY crowd. It follows in the idea of Kid Robot’s Munny. Designed with diy-ers in mind, Kit is lacks any real markings and comes with its own storage box. Each toy is to be individualized by the user and held in the storage box like treasure.


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D.I.Y.

Storage


Kit

Color Study

Ideation

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nHale

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nHale

nHale is a cannabis vaporizer that resembles a nebulizer mask and steps away from traditional methods of cannabis consumption. It is an exploration in how by changing forms, the connotation of something taboo can be changed.


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nHale

Target

Age: 50 Income: $100,000 Occupation: Systems Administrator

Ideation

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Orkus

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Orkus

Orkus is a single person underwater transportation vehicle designed for a future where global warming has caused sea levels to rise. Orkus is a watercraft that will allow users to explore the depths like orcas that it is inspired from.


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Orkus

Inspiration

Ideation

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PTV

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PTV

Personal Transportation Vehicle or PTV for short is a single user motorized vehicle designed for both long and short ranged trips. The PTV is designed with two modes of use, a city mode and a highway mode. In the city mode, the PTVs cockpit is raised for better viewing angles and a smaller foot print for parking. In the highway mode, the PTV is lowered for less drag and higher efficiency.


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Pure

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Pure

Designed to be reminiscent of European cognac bottles, the Pure Daiginjo Sake tear drop bottle is to invoke a sense of luxury and purity.


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