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P R TF LI Ricardo Mendes

Industrial Designer


USE EMOTIONS IN DESIGN BUT DON’T BE EMOTIONAL


DESIGN IS CARING Industrial design is about caring. It is about making everyday life more joyful. Improving the way people interact and bringing groundbreaking solutions for urgent problems.


DATE OF BIRTH 21/05/1995

RESIDENCE Porto, Portugal

EDUCATION

2018-2019 Post-graduation: Product and Service Innovation (ME310) 2014-2017 Bachelor in Product Design in ESAD College of Art and Design 2011-2014 Equipment Design from Ă rvore Artistic High School

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SHORT COURSES AND WORKSHOPS 2017 LEXUS/ESAD Design Camp Porto Service Jam 2015 Car Design Workshop with Boris Fabris

WORK EXPERIENCE

2013 Intership SONAE in the Department of Product Design and Management 2014 Intership Tecnogial in the Department of Product Design

INTERESTS

Music, Art and Surf


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PIANO DESIGN FOR DIGITAL FABRICATION KVADRAT CHAIR

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CAR AS A TRANSFORMER

05 FUNGI

06 Tick Task

07 DESIGN SKECTHING


01 PIANO "The practice of redesign involves reďŹ ning, improving or reinterpreting an existing functional design." It was the ďŹ rst project of the second year and has as porpose, the understanding of Redesign.


SKETCHES


02 DESIGN FOR DIGITAL FABRICATION This project consists in the creation of a piece of furniture, following the values of Opendesk. Opendesk is a global platform for local making. You can use it to download, make and buy work space furniture.


03 KVADRAT CHAIR This project it was design for a college contest.


04 CAR AS A TRANSFORMER This project was developed to allowed access to restricted areas, allowing ďŹ reďŹ ghters to succeed in their jobs, saving a largest number of human lives.


The car - Contain multiples compartements; - Space for the patients (1 or 3); - Has a storage for all the necessary toolsincluding the water tank; - The major compartement who contais the ďŹ reďŹ ghters; - The seats are displayed in a row.


SKETCHES


RENDERS


RENDERS


RENDERS


05 FUNGI In this project I create a design solution for the Food Segment, with an additional challenge: this design must be, both a packaging solution and a design piece! It must have an add-on that will grant it a second life.


SKETCHES


SKETCHES


06 TICK TASK Post-graduation: Product and Service Innovation (ME310) Interdisciplinary postgraduate degree based on the "Design Thinking" process, integrating engineering and design Project development in conjunction with a multinational company (SONAE MC) and a team of multidisciplinary and international students (Warsaw University of Technology)


Initial project exploration and contact with international equipment and companies in Hefei, China Final project presentation in San Francisco, USA


Introducing Tick Task

A new way to teach kids good habits and help parents to stay on track to get things done


Did you know that families with daily routines are happier, more organized and spend more quality time together? Don’t feel guilty if you are still struggling with setting up a routine Each family is unique and we understand that children grow fast and have many distractions these days Even for parents, it is becoming harder and harder to focus and maintain structure in the family

Tick Task was specially designed to be kid’s friendly and customized for your family’s uniqueness


Sense of Purpose The Tick Task watch is a device 100% custom-made for children. With colorful design, every component on board has been miniaturized to ensure a comfortable ďŹ t and feel that children simply love to wear. With Tick, the Virtual Pet, it is also a daily companion that links emotional connection to healthy habits. As your child complete their tasks, the virtual pet grows and evolve This makes responsibility fun and rewarding!


Be in control

Tick Task app was designed for modern parents who who wants to make the most of their time anytime, anywhere.~ It comes with an easy and dynamic task scheduler, a discovery page with parenting tips and activity tracker of your kids.


Design Sketching


FIRST ITERATION SKETCHES


FIRST ITERATION SKETCHES


FIRST ITERATION SKETCHES


FINAL PRODUCT IDEAS


CHARACTER DESIGN


CHARACTER DESIGN


3D MODELS - FIRST ITERATIONS


FIRST ITERATIONS


FIRST ITERATIONS


FIRST ITERATIONS


CHOOSEN FORM


RENDERS


RENDERS


RENDERS


07 DESIGN SKECTHING


GET IN T UCH RICARDO MENDES ricardomendes95@icloud.com +351 913 873 339

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