VOSA

Shave + Brush

VOSA is a dual purpose hygiene kit that uses one handle and two heads for brushing and shaving. This kit reduces the space needed to carry these items when traveling. Toiletries often take up a lot of room in travel bags.

Category

Biomimicry

Year

2018

Duration

6 weeks

 

Travel case

Easy snap off

dual head system

long lasting battery

travel case

Design Goal

Experiment with aesthetics while optimizing ergonomics.

00

The brief for this project was to create a product using bio-inspired aestheticsI took this opportunity to experiment with aesthetics while optimizing ergonomics. I was tired of seeing the same basic and simple form factors from students and wanted to try something different to challenge myself and develop my skills.

Travel case

The Brief

process

wasp wing close up.jpg
vosa inspo 2.jpg
2c38d07119fa02a26525d5d6ed81ad21.jpg
inspo.jpg
wasp inspo.jpg
vosa inspo 7.jpg
inspo 3.jpg
wasp head close up.jpg
vosa inspo 1.jpg
inspo pic 2.jpg

01

Inspiration

03

I ideated around the inspiration and tried to design an interesting form while maintaining good ergonomics.

Travel case

Ideation

study model 5.jpg
study model 4.jpg
study model 3.jpg
STUDY MODEL 1.jpg
study model 2.jpg

straight edge razor

too large

ergonomic form

cartridge razor

small body

04

I created a design language from my inspiration. I incorporated form visuals and CMF.

Design Language

Color

Form

Material

Finish

vosa render.207.jpg

Continuous Lines

Forest Green

TPU 

vosa render.216.jpg

Textured

Simple Silhouette

Stainless Steel

Steel Blue

Matte

Maroon

Aggressive Curves

vosa render.205.jpg

Hard Plastic

Matte

05

Appearance Model

VOSA model side.jpg

04

Bus Stops

City of Phoenix

2017.8.12

Bus Stops

City of Phoenix

02

Roux

Hand Mixer

2019.4.28

Roux

Hand Mixer

01

2019.12.6

Poco

Smart Glasses

Poco

Smart Glasses

noun_copyright_2424283_edited.png
Erlend Meling