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Design commenced by investigating the current market trends alongside insight gathered from extensive user research, establishing a clear design strategy for the product. Concepts focused on ensuring the user understood the purpose of the solar-cell whilst having a strong aesthetic design appeal. The chosen headphone concept was developed through three generations of prototypes to refine the product and result in a balanced, comfortable pair of headphones ideal for everyday use.
The concept of on the go charging adds an enormous amount of value to a product which has already turned into an everyday necessity for many. The clearly visible solar panel educates users and on-lookers, whilst adding a unique design presence to make the product stand out from its competition.