Toy Product Design is an introduction to a product design process with a focus on creativity and designing for play. It is a project-centric class. Students work in small teams of 6-7 members to design and prototype new toys with the help of local industry and children.
Design a pole-mounted event for existing playground equipment of Landscape Structures, Inc.
The event must be intended for children ages 2-5 or 5-12 and must be creative, engaging, sensory rich, manipulative, durable and self-contained.
Each team had a budget of $1250 to make 2 rounds of sketch model prototypes and 1 final prototype.
Visual audit of an existing playground by Landscape Structures, Inc.
Visual audit of a competitor playground.
30 initial sketches of pole-mounted playground events.