Kitchen Fixture

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Kitchen Fixture by Mind Map: Kitchen Fixture

1. fixture possibilities

1.1. lights

1.1.1. lamp

1.1.2. chandelier

1.1.3. drop light

1.1.4. LED lights

1.1.5. natural lighting

1.1.6. warm/ cool, yellow/ white

1.1.7. light dimmer

1.2. taps

1.2.1. kitchen, bathroom, laundry

1.2.2. rectangular/ cylindrical

1.2.3. gold, brass, stainless steel

1.2.3.1. easy to clean

1.3. handles

1.3.1. door, cupboard, taps

1.3.2. stainless steel, wood, plastic

1.3.2.1. materials

1.3.3. coloured, textured, patterned

1.3.4. round, spherical, rectangular

2. materials

2.1. stone

2.1.1. smooth texture

2.1.2. heavy

2.1.3. expensive

2.1.4. easy to clean

2.1.4.1. sustainable

2.1.5. aesthetic

2.1.5.1. upper class

2.2. glass

2.2.1. easy to clean

2.2.1.1. wipe down surface

2.2.1.2. efficient & sustainable

2.2.2. cheap

2.2.3. aesthetic, sleek, classy, simplistic

2.2.4. long lasting

2.2.5. breakable

2.3. stainless steel

2.3.1. easy to clean

2.3.2. cheap

2.3.3. sustainable

2.3.4. long lasting

2.4. marble

2.4.1. visually appealing

2.4.1.1. aesthetic

2.4.1.2. suits upper class men & woman

2.4.2. durable

2.4.2.1. strong, sturdy

2.4.2.2. hold against damage

2.4.3. easy to clean

3. inspiration

3.1. nature

3.1.1. shapes in nature

3.1.1.1. geometric

3.1.1.1.1. spiderwebs

3.1.1.1.2. some plants

3.1.1.1.3. honeycomb

3.1.1.2. organic

3.1.1.2.1. flowers, leaves

3.1.1.2.2. rocks

3.1.1.2.3. shells, coral

3.1.1.2.4. water

3.2. research

3.2.1. google searches

3.2.1.1. shapes in nature

3.2.1.2. patterns in nature

3.2.1.3. biomorphic designs

3.2.1.4. kitchen fixtures

3.2.2. observations

3.2.2.1. nature in my suburb/ home

3.2.2.2. nature seen in everyday life

3.2.2.3. fixtures in my home

3.2.2.4. things that stick out to me

3.2.2.4.1. grab my attention

3.2.2.4.2. spark creativity

4. attractions

4.1. texture

4.1.1. bumpy, grainy, smooth, rough, course

4.1.2. glossy/ matte

4.1.3. could think of texture rather than look

4.1.4. material

4.1.4.1. stone

4.1.4.2. wood

4.1.4.3. pebblecrete

4.1.4.4. metal/ steel

4.2. colour

4.2.1. colour theme

4.2.1.1. aesthetic & refined colour scheme

4.2.2. multicoloured, monochromatic, black & white

4.3. positioning & composition

4.3.1. position of fixture must compliment all areas of kitchen

4.3.2. easy to access

4.4. hygeine

4.4.1. easy to clean

4.4.2. efficient

4.4.3. looks clean

5. limitations

5.1. efficient & sustainable

5.1.1. easy to clean

5.1.2. long lasting

5.1.3. durable

5.2. time

5.2.1. complete folio in given time frame

5.3. cost

5.3.1. ensure price is taken into consideration and if budget is present, follows it.

5.4. style/ aesthetics

5.4.1. design must suit end users aesthetics

5.4.2. follow the design criteria

5.4.3. suit style of possible end user

6. biomorphic design style

6.1. "sculpture or freeform design that is inspired from characteristics from nature & naturally occurring patterns & designs"

6.2. task is to create a biomorphic kitchen fixture

7. end user possibilities

7.1. design must incorporate ideas and suggestions made by end user in order to create a successful design product.

7.2. possible end users

7.2.1. families

7.2.2. single adults

7.2.3. couples

7.2.4. upper class, lower class

7.2.5. men & women

8. natural shapes

8.1. organic

8.1.1. freeform

8.1.2. flowing

8.1.3. abstract

8.1.4. unstructured

8.1.5. leaves, trees, flowers, water

8.2. geometric

8.2.1. rigid, straight lines

8.2.2. patterns

8.2.3. scales