Perch

Behrad Ghodsi

Café Latte is a type of drink that is enjoyed slowly. The Perch is designed to create more ergonomic features between the user and the product throughout the experience.

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Inspiration

I like the simplicity of Vignelli’s Designs, especially the compact Stacking Cup. Despite it’s simplicity, it delivers the whole idea. In addition to Vignelli’s influence, I also found inspiration from nature, especially from the way tree branches seamlessly connect to the trunk.

Research

I began with researching about Café latte history. I then looked for common Café latte vessels and features related for this kind of vessel; such as volume, agronomy, shape and material.

Process

The challenge was designing a product for a company who manufactures all their pieces by glass. I started sketching to determine the different shapes. I used various materials and tools to fabricate models for human interaction testing. When I figured out my final pieces, I designed them on the computer, then started to 3D print them.

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