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PORTFOLIO ‘14 Prachi Dikshit

prachi.dikshit@gmail.com

09822532689


PROJECTS

BRAZE

SOW ON WALLS

MOTLEY

EXPLORATIONS

JUBILEE


ELECTRIC IRON for

the young and restless Individual project 2 weeks


BRIEF - To restyle an existing product for a specific user group keeping the technicalities of the product intact.

Iron box basic dimensions(mm)

105 235

105

The young and sporty

Attributes EDGY

SPORTY

AGILE

ATHLETIC

FLAMBOYANT

ACTIVE

FRESH

Mood


EXPLORATIONS

LED lighting - glows when iron is being heated

FINAL CONCEPT


THE PROTOTYPE ergonomic grip

grill

details

not in use in use

BRAZE


SOW ON WALLS PACKAGING DIY wall garden for homes Team project 4 weeks


BRIEF - To bring forward the engaging experience of gardening through a ‘do it yourself’ kit for compact homes, assembled to make those walls breathe.

are

easy to maintain pleasing and fresh apt for smaller spaces with no or little garden land

Current scenario in compact homes

DIYs

WALL GARDENS

help explore the dynamic of creating and modifying anything by themselves. Thereby, giving the feeling of ownership to the person from building furniture to repairing fixtures, coloring homes and a lot more.

provide better utilization of vertical space

staircases used which lack home grown expeirence

DIY WALL GARDEN PACKAGE aims to bring back the joy of planting and the home grown experience with an interesting solution to make the process creative and personal.

kitchen garden can exist in small pots only balconies or window grills used for plantation

SURVEY

USER PERSONAS

A quick survey was taken including multiple families as to know their opinions on wall gardening.

“DO YOU FOLLOW GARDENING?” 77% said yes

“Why would you prefer wall gardens?”

Grandfather & retired banker Age- 68 Teaching gardening to grandchildren

live element and freshness aesthetics and visual delight cultivate gardening as a hobby

“WOULD YOU LIKE TO GROW ONE?” 82% said yes

Housewife & mother of two Age- 46 Sheer love for greenery and a small apartment, her

Newly Weds Age- 28 & 26 Love spending time on little activities together apart from busy schedules


LOCAL MARKET SURVEY

AVAILABLE COMPONENTS for installation

Vertical gardens are installed for public spaces like malls, buildings and institutions Nurseries provide basic components for homes but due to lack of awareness, the product goes unnoticed.

Material POLYPROPELENE Tubs(3 per panel for plants)

The components and accompliments to create the ‘DIY’ experience were brought together and assembled into one kit -

Panels that go on the wall

Different permutations and combinations were tried out to fit components and the final concept reflected optimum use of space and materials.

installation - planting - maintainenance KIT CUSTOMIZABLE

STANDARD

panels

x3

saplings

x3

tubs

seed sachets

cocopeat pallets

x1

screws

x2

pruning shears

x1

spray pump attachment

x1

CASE

BASKET

CONCEPT MOCK UP


The prototype was created out of proposed materials and processes, tailored to fit the purpose of the product.

tools and cocopeat attached onto the lid twine fastenings

BANANA FIBER

MDF

TWINE

basket + handle cover

buttons + support structures

fastenings

cost sustainable

The casing is itself supported by the panels arranged so as to give strength to the structure.

JUTE stitched casing main + tools + cocopeat

usability

The process of opening the package and installing the wall garden is shown here now starts the installation

wall is garden is ready!

organizer

when not needed collapse and store


THE INSIDE

TOOL KIT

FINAL PROTOTYPE

The manual comes with different permutations of placing the panels so that it becomes customizable and gives the freedom of self expression. The process of opening and installing with all peices laid out makes it involving.

Spending quality time with closed ones, inculcating green values in younger ones or making it a hobby , the DIY package will help make life greener.

Choose your plants - herbs, floral, ornamentals and customize your basket. MANUAL

Love forests but nowhere to grow? Now grow your own, Its just a wall away..

SEED SACHET

TAGS


MOTLEY INTERACTIVE CATALOGUE for furnishing fabric stores Individual project 4 weeks


MOTLEY is an Interactive catalogue system for home furnishing stores that allows its users better matching and comparison between fabrics.

fabric selection with MOTLEY

opportunity area

quick browsing of fabrics

Stores provide plethora of Shades, colors and patterns To choose from user behaviour

explore and feel match and compare between choices enhance the overall purchase experience

“What will go best with my interiors?”

The catalogue system in the store

“Which of these will go with my sofa?”

More choices tend to bring confusion

Catalogue application on ipad

Scanner to record fabric choices

digital/printed booklet as record of customer choices

happy shopping


THE APPLICATION main screen

‘your picks’ gives users the freedom to compare their selections with home setting

set the type of interior space

browse the store, scan go to YOUR PICKS to try

functions

inbuilt templates simulate home style from user’s image

fabric specifications, cost calculations as per user requirement

browse scanned fabric selections and compare in the template

scan place

FUNCTION FLOW

Go to ‘your picks’

Upload image of home

compare curtains ,upholstery and more

Place your Compare on options in match,cost interior simulation and material

Shop! (if not)record your preferences


‘match’ sub screen generates the color pallete from user image

helps users find specific color palette from their home setting

selected fabric options, store pulls out those choices, shop or go to YOUR PICKS to try filters to narrow down the options like something? place an order

‘collections’ gives you a run through of latest trends and fashion

the store will pull out selected fabrics through codes for the user

browse digitally, go to YOUR PICKS to try, place an order or browse through the store


Changing your interiors? Setting up a new home? Stop playing safe and explore. Because trial room for your home is here!

MOTLEY


Jubilee SCISSORS for Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Individual project 2 weeks


BRIEF - To evolve scissors used for ribbon cutting ceremonies bringing prominence through key attributes.

CURRENT TRENDS

THE CONTEXT

It should reflect

attached ribbons

bigger size

public spectacle

grandeur high spot extravagance

gold/platinum plated

DERIVED ATTRIBUTES

escapes the feel of the event

soft

t a i o r n b e l e c

eleganc e

no change in form

It should look more than a tool at that moment.


handle explorations

concept A

concept B

scissor explorations

scabbard for placing the scissor, transluscent in finish filleted smooth surfaces


Jubilee

a thing of beauty that speaks of the ceremony, soft and elegant in character, with glory running down its spine.

CONCEPT MODEL

PROPOSED MATERIAL - white metal with gloss finish


Today isn't just another day!

Today i will create something beautiful.

OBJECTS n’

DOODLES


WOOD - organic and subtle. Rubber wood used with multiple processes. The object reflects curiosity through uncertainty of opening directions.

Above - KNIFE HOLDER made from high intensity polystyrene through thermoforming process. The inclination provides ease of access along with safe storage.

BELOW - understanding surface interaction through geometric solids and surface manipulation. This helps aligning a product’s form with its functionality and its components.


WIRE - a material that will be what you want it to be. Some of the objects shown here were made for ‘IDID’ the design store at MIT. LIL’ FOREST - a project wherein we used ordinary glassware and slow growing plants to make mini terrariums. With minimal care and maintenance and sunlight, this forest will stay with you like a pal, share your secrets and it wont let them out!


When i am not doing what i am supposed to... I do this.` These make me carry a sketchdiary everywhere! DOODLES are cool when they make sense but they turn cooler when they don't. They help me get those quick ideas to life.


hello! I am Prachi Dikshit pursuing my post graduation in product design.

curriculum vitae

Also an engineer, I like to work in dynamic environments. With a rush to experience all, I believe I explore exhaustively and observe analytically. Being in an ever learning phase, I apply what I learn on the go and adapt to processes quickly. CRAZY IDEAS

I BELIEVE IN

EDUCATION EXPERIENCE

SKILLS

CURRENT PROJECTS

EXPERIENCE

SENSIBLE REALIZATION

OBSERVE AND DOODLE

UNDERSTANDING ANALOGIES

MAKING ART

2005

2007

2011

2012

Xll - ST. Xavier's school Surat,India

B.E. Electronics and tele-communication Birla Vishwakarma Mahavidyalaya, Sardar Patel University Anand,India

Technical recruiter, Proactive team COLLABERA,INC Vadodara,India

Design learner - Industrial design MIT Institute of design Pune,India

ACTIVITIES

SOFTWARES

HAND ‘n MIND

Adobe Photoshop

Modeling and finishes

Adobe Illustrator Solid works

Quick caricatures Dynamic thinkng

Key-shot rendering

Communicative renders Multi-tasking

Sketchbook pro

INTERESTS

TRAVEL AND EXPLORE

LANGUAGES

English( fluent) Hindi (native) Gujarati (conversational)

Present

Core team, Cultural festival, B.V.M State level athlete - discus throw, Gujarat Graduate - Bharatnatyam dance form Attended India Design Forum, Mumbai, 2013 Attended KYOORIUS Design Yatra, Goa, 2013 Photo team, Pune Design Festival, 2014

CONTACT

prachi.dikshit@gmail.com prachi.dikshit@mit.edu.in 09822532689

exercise equipment for visually impaired, street cleaning solution for indian scenario, human energy powered consoles for amusement parks.


thank you for your time!

prachi.dikshit@gmail.com

09822532689


Prachi Dikshit Product Design