Gardena spray nozzle for boat cleaning

Completed: Fall 2013  Duration: 4 weeks  Collaboration: Husqvarna  


 

Challenge

The aim for this project was to design a spray gun nozzle for the boat market. The product should have excellent ergonomics and Gardena DNA.

 

 

Core form values

     Simplicity:   User friendly   Visual ergonomics   Less is more

 

Simplicity:
User friendly
Visual ergonomics
Less is more

     Innovative:  New functions New materials Shapes

 

Innovative:
New functions
New materials
Shapes

     Robust:  Geometric feel Protective Compact

 

Robust:
Geometric feel
Protective
Compact

 

Ideation sketching

 

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Concept sketching

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Innovative concept
Temperature display
Fabric components

Simplicity concept
Grouped flow and spray adjustments  Classic gun shape

Robust concept
Tough materials
Rubber edges
Compact

 

Evaluation

Sketch models were made during the whole process 

The models were based on sketches and measurements from the book “Atlas Copco - Power Tool ergonomics

 

ERGONOMIC EVALUATION WITH USERS

   Ergonomic evaluation with users

 Ergonomic evaluation with users

COMBINING THE BEST FROM THE REST

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Evolution - The user tests showed that no concept alone was ready for refinement. Instead, the final concept was based on the robust concept with added popular features from the other concepts

 

Final design