Moka Pot Concept
"Enriching the experience of everyday products"
Understanding Form | Classroom Project (Individual) | Duration : 2 weeks
Stove-top Espresso Maker
The moka pot is a stove-top coffee maker that brews coffee by passing boiling water pressurized by steam through ground coffee. It was designed by an Italian engineer named Alfonso Bialetti in 1933.
To redesign the iconic Moka pot to depict the emotions induced in a person by coffee through it's form
Different types of Stove-top Espresso Makers
"How does coffee make your feel?"
The emotions and feelings induced by coffee are best depicted through natural elements
(Transforming the abstract emotions into tangible forms,
most of them are conical forms, inspired by the volcano)
Concept Explorations (CAD)
(Three different concepts were detailed out)
A subtle and minimal form with a sleek yet dynamic look is designed to be the hero of your morning, just like your coffee!
The bold diagonal cut and the premium use of materials, make it stand out in your kitchen.
The transparency of the brewing coffee adds an element of reassurance to the experience of using it.
Understood how to translate an abstract emotion to a tangible form
Developed aesthetic detailing skills
Understood the thought process that goes into creating an experience for the user through a product
Focusing on the colour, material and finish of the product
Understanding the manufacturing
Estimating a rough cost of production
"We want to do a lot of stuff; we're not in great shape. We didn't get a good night's sleep. We're a little depressed. Coffee solves all these problems in one delightful little cup."
- Jerry Seinfeld