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The Element of Suprise

Juks, Kristjan and Alfredsson, Petter (2015) IDEL01 20151
Industrial Design
Abstract
A positive surprise creates an attraction toward the object or
person that is responsible for the surprise. With this in mind,
two products in the category of accessories have been developed,
with each of them having a functional surprise that elevates the
user experience. Imagine a backpack that is never unnecessarily
large nor too small to fit everything you need, but instead adapts
to the users’ needs. Then, envision a pair of hi-fi over-ear headphones
with great comfort that can be made so small and durable
that carrying them in a pocket is natural. To achieve the desired
goals, the notion of surprise was explored. Afterwards, inspirational
products and ideas were gathered and evaluated to be
used as a base for generating... (More)
A positive surprise creates an attraction toward the object or
person that is responsible for the surprise. With this in mind,
two products in the category of accessories have been developed,
with each of them having a functional surprise that elevates the
user experience. Imagine a backpack that is never unnecessarily
large nor too small to fit everything you need, but instead adapts
to the users’ needs. Then, envision a pair of hi-fi over-ear headphones
with great comfort that can be made so small and durable
that carrying them in a pocket is natural. To achieve the desired
goals, the notion of surprise was explored. Afterwards, inspirational
products and ideas were gathered and evaluated to be
used as a base for generating new ideas. The development phase
included lots of sketching and model making, with many tests
and a user survey. This is the concept and process behind the two
products that have been developed during the Bachelor’s project. (Less)
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author
Juks, Kristjan and Alfredsson, Petter
supervisor
organization
course
IDEL01 20151
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
other publication id
LUT-DVIDE/EX—15/50279—SE
language
English
id
7369982
date added to LUP
2015-06-17 17:28:45
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2015-07-01 13:30:13
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  abstract     = {A positive surprise creates an attraction toward the object or
person that is responsible for the surprise. With this in mind,
two products in the category of accessories have been developed,
with each of them having a functional surprise that elevates the
user experience. Imagine a backpack that is never unnecessarily
large nor too small to fit everything you need, but instead adapts
to the users’ needs. Then, envision a pair of hi-fi over-ear headphones
with great comfort that can be made so small and durable
that carrying them in a pocket is natural. To achieve the desired
goals, the notion of surprise was explored. Afterwards, inspirational
products and ideas were gathered and evaluated to be
used as a base for generating new ideas. The development phase
included lots of sketching and model making, with many tests
and a user survey. This is the concept and process behind the two
products that have been developed during the Bachelor’s project.},
  author       = {Juks, Kristjan and Alfredsson, Petter},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {The Element of Suprise},
  year         = {2015},
}