Asthma is leading chronic illness among kids in the U.S. but isn’t always treated as such. Typical inhalers are outdated, lack technology, and don’t cater to children. Pod is wearable quick-relief inhaler that kids can keep with them at all times as a bracelet, clip, or necklace. The updated sleek, kid-friendly design challenges the social stigmas surrounding asthma and makes it easy for kids to use their inhaler as directed. Pod also comes paired with information booklets for parents and kids and connects to an app.
Completed as part of a senior studio sponsored project with Chef’n, Tipsy is a design intervention into the social interactions of urban picnicking.
Tipsy includes a simple gestural tipping behavior that permits picnic goers to offer food to friends in a playful way. It also takes into consideration the whole experience, from prep, to transportation, to sharing, and back.
Completed as part of a senior studio group project sponsored by Microsoft Xbox, Solo is a gaming controller concept that is designed for universal use. Solo is ambidextrous, customizable, and provides access to all the buttons with just one hand.
“Start Now” is as educational campaign encouraging graduating seniors to look into their future finances. The campaign provides students with resources and information as they enter the “real world.” Focusing on savings, building credit, and paying off student loans, the campaign asks students to walk away with one simple thought, Start Now!