Finding ways to improve an existing product
An immersion blender was disassembled, measured and studied to determine the manufacturing process, materials used and possible areas for improvement. A new design was then developed using the knowledge gained from the process with inspiration from the current market.
The original blender was taken apart to learn the materials and manufacturing process
Making a parts list and measuring all components
Recreating the original blender in Solidworks to produce technical drawings
Opportunities for Innovation
What design features could be improved?
Current market trends in form, function, colour, and materials
Initial form development
Adding details and variations to selected forms
Narrowing down the details for the final concept
Detailing the features