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Many popular desk fans in the market contrast against the home environment with their fierce and technical aesthetic. I sought to design a fan with an honest form that is influenced by the air it pushes, while maintaining a lightweight quality that compliments the space.

This is my fan concept for the #blowingwithcs instagram challenge on November 2017.

Role

Industrial Design

Skills

Concept Development
3D Modeling
Rendering
Animation


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Inspired by a dandelion’s sensitivity to wind, I sought to translate this quality through fluid transitions, forms that looked weightless yet grounded, and interconnected details to maintain a harmonious design.

 
 
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I explored ways to depict motion as form, along with features that optimize the fan’s usage on the desk such as articulation and cord containing solutions.

 
 
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These are some refined sketches that consider how the user interacts with this desk fan, from how the cord can be stored to how it can be intuitively articulated.

 
 
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Flux is a USB-powered fan with a small foot print and a big personality.

 
 
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EASY BREEZY

Flux features oscillation and articulation capabilities for optimum cool.

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WRAP IT UP

Wrap the cord in the base so you use what is necessary.

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INTUITIVE ASSEMBLY

Press-fit parts and common screws make it a breeze to maintain.

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