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Peter Hugh Harrison
INSCAPE EDUCATION GROUP, Design Society Development (DSD) at...
Pretoria, South Africa
Pretoria, South Africa
Experienced product designer, passionate about innovative product design development. In-depth technical knowledge of tooling and manufacturing processes, materials and finishes. Lecturing Ideation at INSCAPE Pretoria campus. Previously managed 3D Design at The Open Window Institute.
Plastic Design Engineering
Position: Full-time content developer
Previous: Harrison Designs (Owner) - consultants on product design & engineering for manufacture.
Highest qualification: Masters Technology Industrial Design (UJ 2014-2016). Focus area, appropriate technologies using a participatory human-centred design approach with small-scale urban farmers in Soweto and Johannesburg.
Past lecturing experience: University of Johannesburg, The Open Window Institute and Tshwane University of Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Exhibition: Participated in an Alumni exhibition called 'Thinking Design' Hosted by the University of Johannesburg, at the Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture (FADA) gallery during September 2013
Projects: Banking terminals and hand held card readers Duties: Product design and development Plastic prototyping and batch production Engineering plastic and sheet metal parts Component design for injection moulding and RIM Management - Quoting and invoicing &time keeping Compilation of technical manuals for products produced
Projects: Outdoor signage, consumer products, and pool filtration system, retrospective design exhibition.
Duties: Project management, studio and staff management. Sourcing prototyping services, batch production, tooling supply and managing client accounts.
Projects: Industrial Design projects for varied markets such as pool cleaning, medical, childcare, consumer, defence, electrical and RFID electronic devices. Also contributed towards the intellectual property for company Zodiac Pool Care Europe on the following US patent numbers, US0335888, US2004021052, US2005030675, US2005028683, US2005032506 Design Awards: (1) SABS Design Institute Award 2003 - Zodiac Baracuda
Projects: Consulting work - varied projects Duties: Developing conceptual product design and sketching Plastic - model making & prototyping Product presentation drawings, layout engineering
Focus area; Appropriate technology (AT), Human-centred design (HCD), participatory design (PD).