KISHENKUMAR PATEL DESIGN PORTFOLIO
PRODUCT DESIGN, UNDERGRADUATE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DESIGN, INDIA
ADOBE PHOTOSHOP, ILLUSTRATOR & INDESIGN AUTODESK ALIAS AUTOMATIVE & SKETCHBOOK PRO LUXION KEYSHOT SKETCHING (ANALOG AND DIGITAL) CLAY MODELLING
Shortlisted for CDN INTERIOR MOTIVES DESIGN AWARD 2013 Best Consumer and Regional Research in PACE IMS PROJECT BY GENERAL MOTORS IN SHANGHAI Special mention for the VICTORIA INDIA SERVICE DESIGN JAM COMPETITON 2011 Participation in FERRARI WORLD HYPERCAR DESIGN 2010
‘Automobile Enthusiast, Music Lover & Astronomy Freak’
Participation in PININFARINA 2009 COMPETITION.
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JOINED NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DESIGN
PARTICIPANT IN PININFARINA DESIGN FOR INDIA COMPETITION
PARTICIPANT IN FERRARI HYPERCAR DESIGN COMPETITION
8 WEEKS INTERNSHIP AT FOLEY DESIGN STUDIO, BANGALORE
BEST CONSUMER AND REGIONAL RESEARCH AWARD FOR PACE INNOVATIVE MOBILITY SOLUTIONS IN COLLABORATION WITH GENERAL MOTORS
SHORTLIST FOR CDN INTERIOR MOTIVES DESIGN AWARDS 2013 & THESIS PROJECT ON FUTURE MOBILITY SOLUTIONS
PUBLIC TRASNSPORT SYSTEM FOR AHMEDABAD 4 MONTHS AHMEDABAD NAGAR TRANSIT SYSTEM (ANTS)
CAR SHARING SYSTEM AND VEHICLE DESIGN 4 MONTHS CHEVROLET BAATNA
INTERIOR MOTIVES 2013 2 MONTHS VOLKSWAGEN MORPH
FERRARI HYPERCAR DESIGN COMPETITION 1 MONTH FERRARI F-70
MINI PROJECT 1 WEEK JAGUAR E-XK
FREELANCE PROJECT 2 MONTHS MINI TRACTOR FOR AMUL GROUP OF COMPANIES
LAMBORGHINI 1:8 MODEL
MODEL MAKING 6 WEEKS LAMBORGHINI MURCIELAGO ROADSTER (1:8)
PRODUCT DESIGN PROJECTS • PRIMUS FIRE STARTER • PUMA CARALYX
ANALOG & DIGITAL
ANALOG SKETCHING AND ARTWORK & DIGITAL ARTWORK
AHMEDABAD NAGAR TRANSIT SYSTEM (ANTS) THESIS PROJECT
ABOUT A.N.T.S. Urbanisation of cities can be the test beds for new kinds of systems that can effect a big change in the way cities evolve and function. One such system, the Bus Rapid Transit system (BRTS) in Ahmedabad was chosen as a reference point for this project. The main focus was on mobility solutions for the city by ironing out the kinks in the current transport system while embracing its positives in terms of philosophies and principles. The final outcome of the project was a modulebased mass transit system which solves the problem of accessibility in context with the ever-increasing space crunch in Ahmedabad
THE SYSTEM • LOOPS: A group of units loop around the two ends of an important route.
• INTERSECTION: Such loops meet at intersections and form a chain of loops. • SERVICE: Each loop has a customer service and maintenance unit. • UNIT DENSITY: The number of units in each loop can be decided on the basis of the width of the lanes, Population and traffic density, time of the day and the day of the week. THE ANTHILL Multi-level platform for the public transport
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• SYSTEM IMPRROVISATION: Units can be sent to the loops of higher demand
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The Frame holds the whole vehicle together also also providing ease of maintanence because of the simple assembly of the vehicle parts.
The Floor of the vehicle contains the slots for the track and also an extra battery pack in case of emergency. The vehicle normally runs on power obtained from the tracks below.
The Top Module of the vehicle connects with the track on the top whenever the vehicle has to climb up, either to allow the traffic to move underneath or to climb to the platform
The Drive Module contains the unit which obtains poer from the track, the communication unit, GPS and sensors to detect the environment around it. It can be easily replaced in case of a failure or malfunction.
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Here the emphasis was on creating a very minimalistic yet informative layout illustration of the city. Every element, from a dot on the map to the colour and thickness of line has been put together to give the user a clear idea of his locations in the City. (on the left)
FERRARI F-70 FERRARI HYPERCAR DESIGN COMPETITION 2010
F70 is the next-gen Ferrari hypercar designed as a replacement of the Ferrari Enzo. It is a Hypercar without any compromise using Pneumetic system to generate extra amount of boost for the car. The car is an effort to break away from the current design language of the ferrari and come up with a new identity and stance for the Italian Supercar.
CHEVROLET BAATNA SYSTEM DESIGN PROJECT in collaboration with PACE & GENERAL MOTORS
AND SWAPPING REDEFINED THROUGH TECHNOLOGY AND PEER COMMUNITIES— THAT IS TRANSFORMING BUSINESS, CONSUMERISM, AND THE WAY WE LIVE.
• During the morning and the evening, the users use the vehicle to move from the residential area to the office or the commercial area. • During the remaining time, the vehicle loops through all the three areas like a tram picking up and dropping people to their destination.
GIFT( Gujarat International Finance Tech ) City is the upcoming business city coming up between Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar. By 2018, the city will be fully functional and will provide employment to about half a million people. This will create a need for Mass Transit from Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar to the GIFT city.
PRODUCT SERVICE SYSTEMS
PRINCIPLES MAKE THE SYSTEMS WORK
TRUST BETWEEN STRANGERS
BELIEF IN THE COMMONS
DRIVERS CAUSING THE GROUNDSWELL
RESURGENCE OF COMMUNITY
Cheverolet Baatna is a service to connect the three cities and provide an affordable, comfortable and fast means of transport to the citizens of these cities.
CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT The Exteriors are based upon the Interiors providing enough distraction to all the passengers as well as giving the comfiness of a private car.
Communication Center High Head Room for easy Ingress and Egress
All Around Green House for good visibility to all the passengers
SINGLE DOOR IN THE MIDDLE FOR EASY INGRESS AND EGRESS
HYDROSILANE FABRIC IN THE GRILL CONVERTS CO2 IN THE SURROUNDINGS INTO USABLE METHANOL
The Interiors are based on the dynamics between two completely opposite Scenarios : Privacy & Interaction This allows people to either interact with each other or get a private time while using the vehicle.
INTERIOR DESIGN Visibility for all passengers Luggage Space
Wheel Hub Motor
PEOPLE DONT DIRECTLY FACE EACH OTHER GIVING EVERYONE A SENSE OF PRIVACY
SOCIO-PETAL PEOPLE ARE DIRECTLY FACING EACH OTHER ALLOWING A SPACE FOR INTERACTION Inductive charging and nano cathode batterry technology for faster recharging
The Interiors are based on the dynamics between two completely opposite Scenarios :
Privacy & Interaction
This allows people to either interact with each other or get a private time while using the vehicle.
VOLKSWAGEN MORPH INTERIOR MOTIVES 2013 SHORTLIST
JAGUAR E-XK MINI PROJECT RENDERING EXPERIMENT
EXPLORATION SKETCHES Concept sketches of a hybrid JAGUAR inspired from the E-type and the XK range of sports cars.
CLASSIC + MODERN ELEMENTS
MINI TRACTOR FREELANCE PROJECT AMUL GROUP OF COMPANIES
FINAL DESIGN A STYLING PROJECT DONE FOR AMUL GROUP OF COMPANIES. AMUL GROUP OF COMPANIES IS A TRACTOR PARTS MANUFACTURING COMPANY SUPPLYING PARTS TO MAJOR TRACTOR MANUFACTURERS LIKE ESCORT, JOHN DEERE AND MAHINDRA. THIS IS THEIR FIRST TRACTOR WHICH IS IN THE MANUFACTURING PHASE RIGHT NOW.
LAMBORGHINI MURCIELAGO ROADSTER MODEL MAKING 1:8 SCALE MODEL
LAMBORGHINI MURCIELAGO ROADSTER The model was made as a part of the model making module to make ourselves aware of how volumes and surfaces are created, how to take care of proportions and to explore the properties of different materials used for making models.
PRIMUS FIRESTARTER 45 TECHNICALLY COMPLEX PRODUCT PORTABLE CAMPING STOVE
PUMA CARALYX NATURE & FORM PARKOUR SHOES INSPIRED BY A CARACAL
CARACAL + PARKOUR A long-legged lynx-like cat with black tufted ears and a uniform brown coat, native to Africa and western Asia. Catches low flying birds to eat.
The activity or sport of moving rapidly through an area, typically in an urban environment, negotiating obstacles by running, jumping, and climbing..