Rishiraj Ghosh
2nd year Industrial Design
National Institute of Design, Andhra Pradesh

‘Nature is the one touchstone all human beings relate and respond to’- Maggie Macnab

Nature has its own way of doing things, with which we have a subconscious connection, by…


Rishiraj Ghosh
2nd year Industrial Design
National Institute of Design, Andhra Pradesh

Simple Product Design

Introduction

On Day 1, we were asked to find designs from our home and web which we find interesting.

I collected different designs from architecture to sanitiser spray-cans to architecture.

some of the designs I chose

In my previous assignments, I was always into dynamic and edgy designs which were mostly a form-driven approach. This time, I wanted to challenge myself to come out of my comfort zone and explore something new.

And then in the domain selection session, I was recommended to follow a Material-driven…


Rishiraj Ghosh
2nd year Industrial Design
National Institute of Design, Andhra Pradesh

by now, the final form has been achieved with the help of feedback from faculty and further ideation


Rishiraj Ghosh
2nd year Industrial Design
National Institute of Design, Andhra Pradesh

After being introduced to the concept of the venturi effect, I tried to ideate tunnels for amplified cooling, over the evaporative cooling of terracotta. the intent is to keep the terracotta body cooler so that it can absorb heat from its surroundings.


Rishiraj Ghosh
2nd year Industrial Design
National Institute of Design, Andhra Pradesh

Simple Product Design- Conceptualization phase

After refinement of the final design brief, we needed to identify factors that we need to dig deeper into.


Rishiraj Ghosh
2nd year Industrial Design
National Institute of Design, Andhra Pradesh

It's week 3 of the Simple Product design project, and we are gaining more clarity in the process. We are now done with the briefs discussion and the initial brief was selected and refined into-

‘Design a terracotta cooling solution for electronics in the household’


Rishiraj Ghosh
2nd year Industrial Design
National Institute of Design, Andhra Pradesh

In this second week of the Simple Product Design module, we were asked to use Design Thinking tools like AEIOU in our domains and draft some design briefs on them.
I, doing a material-driven approach, was still confused as the commonly used D.T. tools have not a direct connection to material-driven approaches.

Thus I researched about it and found about Material Experience lab and how they use their design methods to promote material Experience and research about new materials. …


Rishiraj Ghosh
2nd year Industrial Design
National Institute of Design, Andhra Pradesh

Simple Product Design

task 2

After the domain/approach allotment, the next task was to research the particular domain from the web, articles, books, etc.

During the process, I learned about terracotta's material properties and innovations, and somehow I feel that Terracota a.k.a. Earthenware, is something that holds our hand and takes us into nature. From reducing electricity consumption to lowering emission rates is always contributing to our nature, thus despite its brown color terracotta is the new green.

The one thing about terracotta I find quite interesting about…


Since I was a kid, blog writing was very intimidating for me, like it is a real-hard job that only adults can do. But I had to finally gather some courage to start writing about the design process of my first project!

On Day 1, we were asked to find designs from our home and web which we find interesting.

I collected different designs from architecture to sanitizer spray-can

Rishiraj Ghosh

Industrial Design 2nd year National Institute of Design, Andhra pradesh

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