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Portfolio 2014

MAITHILEE JOSHI PRODUCT DESIGN


CURLO

BICEP CURLING ENHANCER 3 weeks Live project

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DESIGN BRIEF

Live Project with The Creative. To design a gym accessory which maximizes your bicep workouts by allowing stability and isolation.

200mm

60mm 100mm 180mm

Design criteria

Easy to use Light weight Flexible Keep hands in right position

8 type loop with center seal Leather

ABOUT CURLO Curlo is a gym accessory which is used while doing bicep curls in order to avoid wrong posture, load on muscles and injuries.

Slit Elastomer

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WORKING Wear CURLO above elbow

VALIDATION Or behind the back

SIZES Small

PROTOTYPE

Medium

Large 3


WALKWIT’ 4 weeks Group project

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DESIGN BRIEF To redesign the walker (zimmer frame) to improve mobility of impaired people.

USER

PHOTO LUMINISCENT ROD

HAND GRIP

An elderly person whose movements are restricted indoors or in his/her vicinity. CLAMP LOCK

MECHANISM

SWIVEL JOINT

A modified four-bar mechanism is used to ensure swiveling of the horizontal telescopic rods. HEIGHT ADJUSTABILITY

RUBBER FERRULE

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MOVEMENT OF USER

Case 1

Case 2

PROTOTYPE

Regular zimmer frame disrupt flow of walking as it has to be lifted and placed ahead at every step.

A modified four-bar mechanism is used to ensure swiveling of the horizontal telescopic rods.

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FOLDABILITY Width adjustability The frame can stand on its own. The user can fold the frame without assistance.

12”

26”

CLAMP LOCK

PHOTO-LUMINESCENT POWDER COAT

Telescopic rods for width adjustability

To easily locate the zimmer frame in the dark. 7


PROTOTYPES OF HORIZONTAL FRAME Final

VALIDATION Validated at Niwara old age home, Pune Athashree Housing Society, a society for senior citizens.

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HUMAN MACHINE INTERFACE 4 weeks Group project

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DESIGN BRIEF Live project with Nichrome India Ltd. To enhance the appearance of the Filpack CMD Plus milk packaging machine and to change the placement of the panel in order to make it convenient for the operator.

OPERATOR

SCHNEIDER MONOCHROME TOUCHSCREEN

MANUAL CONTROL PANEL

Education : 3rd- 10th grade

The Schneider screen is controlled by the PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) and the parameters are set before installing the machine.

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KATRAJ DAIRY VISIT

SCENArIO 1

SCENARIO 2

The machine is on a lower level and the operator is on a ramp. This is observed in smaller companies.

Machine is at a higher level than the operator. This is observed in larger companies.

SCENARIO 3 The machine and operator are at the same (ground) level.This is observed in small milk packaging units. 11


FOR SCENARIO 1 AND 2:

EXPLORATION

Have a swiveling panel so user can set it.

FINAL CONCEPT

Once the machine is installed it is not moved. Angular panel serves the purpose at a lower cost. 12


VINYL STICKER

170mm

The grouping separates the control by function and frequency of use.

480mm

The Schneider screen has also been incorporated in the sticker.

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DIMENSIONS

PROTOTYPE

212mm

112mm

20mm

130O

m 480m

660mm

154mm

172mm

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PANEL FOR SCENARIO 1

PANEL FOR SCENARIO 2 14


SPICE BOX 4 weeks Individual project

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DESIGN BREIF

To redesign the traditional spice box (masala dabba) in order to avoid mixing of spices.

Snap Fit Hinge Transparent Window

Space wastage in shelf Mixed spices

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PROTOTYPE

SPICE BOX mm 65m

40mm

65

m

Transparent windows enable user to view the masalas. Cavities are provided to pinch out the containers. Containers have a U shape and are thus easy to clean.

Container

Cavity to pinch out container 17


snack a fruit 3 weeks Individual project

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DESIGN BREIF To create a fruit display in order to encourage the consumption of fresh fruits among children as a snack.

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DESIGN CRITERIA Relatable Attractive display Interactive Retain fruit freshness User friendly

School going children

RESEARCH School going children prefer to snack on packaged goods like chips, biscuits, etc. at school or after play.

IDEA

To create a fruit display which will visually attract kids to eat fruits.

1. Pouches on models body

filled with fruit which make him look fat.

2. The more fruits kids eat

the more the fruit from the pouches reduce making the model look healthier!

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PROTOTYPE Wooden frame forms the structure of the display.

Pouches are stitched on the characters clothes to contain the fruits.

Shaggy from scooby doo was choosen as he is well known for eating alot!

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VALIDATION

Successfully validated by selling fruits on a non-profit basis atDeccan Gymkhana Pune Status health club Pune MIT Institute of Design

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HAND SkillS

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Medium - Charcoal

Medium - OHP Marker

Medium - Oil paints

Medium - Pencil

Medium - Colour pencil, water-colour 23


2d form/counter form creating a 3d space

Material - Aluminium sheet and MDF base

Form and material Exploration

Body mist Material - Medium Density Fibre (MDF) 24


Attribute - Strength Material - Siporex

Laptop sleeves Materials - Cotton cloth, lace, foam sheet

Sling bag Materials - Soap case, wire, foam sheet, silk cloth, velcro, woolen thread 25


CIRRICULUM VITAE Maithilee Joshi

EDUCATION

25.01.1993 I am a curious and dedicated product design student. I have a meticulous approach towards my work. I am intuitive, yet practical in my thinking and comfortable taking responsibilities.

2009- Vikhe Patil Memorial School (CBSE)

LANGUAGES TOOLS Illustrator Solidworks Keyshot Photoshop

CORE COMPETENCiES Organization Time Management Ideation Leadership Research

English (fluent) Marathi (fluent) Hindi (fluent) French (conversational)

2011- Fergusson College of Arts and Science ( Science HSC) Currently in 3rd Year, studying Product design at MIT Institute of Design, Pune Currently persuing an external BA degree in literature from the University of Pune

EXPERIENCE

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Event Head for Mystery Event, MITID Fest- Quasar

Kathak - Completed level 5

Cultural Exchange ProgramVia Rotary to Guerande, France Freelance Work- The Creative, Gym Equipment Manufacturers.

French - Level A1 and A2 from Alliance Francais de Pune Badminton - Hobby Travelling - Passion

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maithileezoshi@gmail.com +91 9921201075 857 Sawali apts; Bhandarkar road Pune -411004

Looking for a 6-8 week internship starting from the first week of June.

Maithilee Joshi  
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