CASSIDY LAVINE
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EXO

EXO

This modern ice-pack redesign is created to prevent a SURPRISINGLY common problem, ice pack burn. The ice-pack visually dictates when it should be removed, while also being extremely flexible to conform to various parts of the body.

2 month project
*2017 AMC SIGGRAPH exhibition piece
*2018 NJIT Industrial design SHOWCASE EXHIBITION PIECE
*2018 NJIT College of architecture and design showcase: INDUSTRIAL design winner


 
Research data collected from a user experience ice pack survey

Research data collected from a user experience ice pack survey

Based on research findings, these are the issues to be addressed through an ice pack redesign

Based on research findings, these are the issues to be addressed through an ice pack redesign

Existing modular systems are analyzed considering form and flexibility

Existing modular systems are analyzed considering form and flexibility

Preliminary sketch: pack with multiple strap adjustment points to enhance compression

Preliminary sketch: pack with multiple strap adjustment points to enhance compression

3D PRINTED CONNECTION SYSTEM 1  This 3d printed connection system does not have a high expansion value, making it too rigid to conform well to the body

3D PRINTED CONNECTION SYSTEM 1

This 3d printed connection system does not have a high expansion value, making it too rigid to conform well to the body

3D PRINTED CONNECTION SYSTEM 2  This mesh has a high expansion value, making it a flexible material. Final connection design must maintain this level of expansion

3D PRINTED CONNECTION SYSTEM 2

This mesh has a high expansion value, making it a flexible material. Final connection design must maintain this level of expansion

PROTOTYPE 1  An existing 3d printed flexible connection skeleton

PROTOTYPE 1

An existing 3d printed flexible connection skeleton

PROTOTYPE 2  Novel connecting design in final prototype

PROTOTYPE 2

Novel connecting design in final prototype