In this exercise creating content-specific products, we were to design a fire extinguisher for a particular setting. I was assigned a gym, which I specified as a boxing club. In a high-intensity environment, it is essential for emergency items to be easily spotted and simple to use. Inspired by the form of hanging punching bags and padded helmets, I created an extinguisher that can be used safely with or without boxing gloves.
Curl is a bedside lamp for children struggling with sleep anxiety. Inspired by an armadillo curing up for protection, the lamp can open and close. When shut, a timer starts to dim the lamp over a course of 30 minutes to give the child a sense of how much time has passed.