DESIGN INFLUENCES

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DESIGN INFLUENCES by Mind Map: DESIGN INFLUENCES

1. Product Ideas

1.1. Storage Unit

1.1.1. Cupboards

1.1.1.1. http://bit.ly/2fKUx1s

1.1.2. Shelves

1.1.2.1. Corner Shelf

1.1.2.1.1. https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/564x/30/3e/34/303e34043ad1f3cbc77563dffddb8860.jpg

1.1.3. Display Unit

1.1.3.1. TV display unit

1.1.3.1.1. http://www.ikea.com/sg/en/images/products/besta-tv-bench-with-drawers__0492611_PE625743_S4.JPG

2. Cost

2.1. Manufacture cost

2.1.1. Efficient manufacturing

2.2. Material Cost

2.2.1. Screws (if used)

2.2.1.1. Cheap metal

2.2.1.1.1. Steel

2.3. Shelf

2.3.1. Wood

2.3.1.1. Cheap and Sustainable

3. Environment

3.1. Manufacture process

3.1.1. Efficient

3.1.1.1. Machines

3.1.2. Low cost

3.2. Materials

3.2.1. Sustainable Woods

3.2.1.1. Hard Woods

3.2.1.1.1. Bamboo

3.2.1.1.2. Oak

3.2.1.2. Soft Woods

3.2.1.2.1. Pine

3.2.1.2.2. Fir

3.2.1.3. Recycled wood

3.2.2. Metals

3.2.2.1. Recycled

4. Safety

4.1. Round edges

4.1.1. Corner protection

4.1.1.1. http://bit.ly/2wP2Ayz

4.1.2. Round edges

4.2. Strength

4.2.1. Avoid collapsation

4.3. Splinter danger

4.3.1. Finish

4.3.1.1. Polish

4.3.1.2. Varnish

5. Function

5.1. Purpose

5.1.1. Storage

5.2. Space efficient

5.3. Environmentally friendly

5.4. Cheap to manufacture

5.5. Affordable

6. Materials

6.1. Materials

6.1.1. Wood

6.1.1.1. Hardwood

6.1.1.1.1. Ash

6.1.1.1.2. Beech

6.1.1.1.3. Birch

6.1.1.1.4. Cherry

6.1.1.1.5. Elm

6.1.1.1.6. Iroko

6.1.1.1.7. Mahogany

6.1.1.1.8. Meranti

6.1.1.1.9. Oak

6.1.1.1.10. Obeche

6.1.1.1.11. Sapele

6.1.1.1.12. Teak

6.1.1.2. Soft Wood

6.1.1.2.1. Pine Wood

6.1.1.2.2. Araucaria

6.1.1.2.3. Cedar

6.1.1.2.4. Cypress

6.1.1.2.5. Douglas-fir

6.1.1.2.6. European yew

6.1.1.2.7. Fir

6.1.1.2.8. Hemlock

6.1.2. Metal

6.1.2.1. Aluminium

6.1.2.2. Steel

6.1.2.3. Copper

6.1.2.4. Bronze

6.1.2.5. Gold

6.1.2.6. Iron

7. Target Market

7.1. Gender

7.1.1. Male?

7.1.2. Female?

7.2. Age

7.2.1. Old

7.2.2. Young

7.2.2.1. 15-25

7.3. Fashionable

7.3.1. Modern

7.3.2. Minimalistic

7.4. Income

7.4.1. Low

7.4.2. None (student)

7.4.3. Intern

7.4.4. Pocketmoney

7.5. Interests

7.5.1. Reading

7.5.2. Photography

7.6. Personality

7.6.1. hardworking

7.6.2. Out-going

7.6.3. Modern

7.6.4. Up-beat

8. Existing Products

8.1. Storage Unit

8.1.1. Cupboards

8.1.1.1. http://www.ikea.com/sg/en/images/products/stuva-wardrobe-white__0404070_PE566322_S4.JPG

8.1.1.1.1. SG $249

8.1.1.1.2. Birch

8.1.2. Shelves

8.1.2.1. Standing Shelf

8.1.2.1.1. http://www.ikea.com/sg/en/images/products/kallax-shelving-unit-with-drawers__0512163_PE638416_S4.JPG

8.1.2.2. Hanging Shelf

8.1.2.2.1. Corner Shelf

8.1.2.2.2. http://www.ikea.com/sg/en/images/products/besta-shelf__0375441_PE553112_S4.JPG

8.1.3. Display Unit

8.1.3.1. TV display unit

8.1.3.1.1. http://www.ikea.com/sg/en/images/products/besta-tv-bench__0316213_PE516848_S4.JPG