Toy

 

Play taxonomy (2017)

play types, play facilitators, organizer

A quick exercise analyzing different play types and the things that facilitate them.


4-HOUR DESIGN CHALLENGE: CHILDREN'S RIDE-ON (2016)

rocker, toddlers, prototyping, works-like, user testing

An exercise in creating quick a works-like model for user testing and concept development.


JITTERBUG (2015)

fidget toy, wires, reverse engineering

A study based on a pre-existing toy concept.


Shaka: Building blocks for preschoolers (2016)

TOY, BUILDING BLOCKS, MONTESSORI, PLAY PATTERNS

A reinvention of building blocks to include sensory feedback in addition to basic play patterns.


MECHANISM PROJECT: MARBLE MACHINE (2016)

mechanisms, cam systems, woodwork

A continuously looping marble machine.


A LITTLE RIDER: 360° SCOOTER (2016)

scooter, prototyping, user testing, play patterns

The development of a ride-on for toddlers generated through research and user testing.


CONNECTION PROJECT (2016)

Puzzle, 3D PRINTING, solidworks

A two-part puzzle developed in SolidWorks and grown into a physical prototype.