December 2019

LiteTape

Brief

Uni capstone project

Develop a physical product that makes car camping easier and more comfortable. The design should fufil a need in the market and add value to the customer’s experience.

Outcome

The LiteTape is a versatile lighting product that addresses the issue of performing activities at night by providing users with different area lights to suit their needs. It aims to assist outdoor camping groups create a better living environment after dark. The LiteTape is designed for weekend campers who want to efficiently light up their living, cooking and dining spaces in a simple way.

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Research

A number of sources were researched to develop a better knowledge and understanding of the camping industry and the people that engage in car camping activities.

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Prototyping

Laser cut plywood and foam were used to develop a better understanding of overall form. This allowed me to better conceptualisation of the shape in a quick and easy way, while focusing on favourite sketches to understand them in a proper context.

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