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KANKSHA PATEL | PRODUCT DESIGN | CENTRAL SAINT MARTINS COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN


Everyday performanceis blurring the lines between expert performance and everyday commuting skills. It is to perform everyday challenges with minimal amount of effort.

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Design an apparel or an accessory that improves everyday performance and bridges the gap between style and function.

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Research Conclusions after visiting ‘Look Mum No Hands!’, ‘The Bicycle Man’, ‘Cycle Surgery’ and interviewing several male and female cyclists :

Signalling problems

Dim lights

Sweating to work

Difficult to carry handbag Stolen lights


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Attatchable jakcets Can be buttoned/zipped on to each other Full glove

Blink lights that turn on when tapped Helpful for signalling and visibility

Wrist glove Pocket to fit light Reflective material helps sigalling Velcro for fit Small pocket for oyster cards etc. Hook to hang keys

Incoportating light attatched to the back of the glove


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Experiemntation with different bag straps :

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Convertible straps Can be worn on one and also both shoulders

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NEMO Hyperlight 10D waterproof fabric:

Extremely breathable UV resistant Waterproof Does not sag when wet Lightest waterproof fabric Durable Chemical resistant Abrasion resistant


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Waterproof Development User Interaction Lightweight Foldable Can be worn on one and both shoulders Durable Breathable Available in various sizes and colours

Everyday performance is blurring the lines between expert performance and everyday commuting skills. It is to perform everyday challenges with minimal amount of effort.

oakley adapt Smart and Convenient bag cover


Oakley