Element of Surprise
It was quickly agreed that the Bachelor’s Project required an ample theme that we both found interesting. It also needed to include as many different design aspects as possible to create a comprehensive demonstration of our skills. One demarcation from the beginning was that we wanted to make several products which had to be tied together: design and build a pair of visually coherent functional products, which all contain a positive element of surprise that enhances the usability.
video | product showcase
A short video that aims to show the main features of the finished products and spike further curiosity.
research | defining the why and how
Target surprise attributes
prototyping | Testing & building
development | details & features
The inside of the headphones could only accomodate 90 mm, meaning the headband needed to extend by a factor of four.
final products | surprise & usability