After finishing the survey and looking at the data, I finalized my ideas to
Some feedback from those ideas specifically:
2. Clamped Horizontal
3. Lantern modes
4. Sculpture Feeder
5. Plant pot
I choose the two most prevalent problems I've seen throughout my entire research on bird feeders: Keeping squirrels away and refilling them.
How might we… keep squirrels from stealing bird seeds.
How might we… easily or quickly refill bird feeders?
I tried to be as broad as possible. For my second HMW, I used the word or instead of and to facilitate a wider range of ideas rather than constricting it.
We did this in a study room in Sanford. The environment was cold and chilly and wasn't the most well lit either. To combat this, I…
For my survey, I wanted to get a good look at the user demographics first. I asked questions about their age and gender.
Then, I asked about the bird feeder they had. I listed the most popular ones and had a photo next to them in case they didn't know the name. I found that tube feeders were the most popular, and they were often used with a few other kinds as well. I questioned what they changed, liked, disliked, and loved about the product.
As the smallest bird species, flying both forwards and back all while making no noise, hummingbirds have always been a popular spectacle. These little birds full of personality were so intriguing, we found a way to attract them. Simply mix sugar and water in a bottle with a tray and there the first nectar feeder was born. It went on the market in 1962 and was a success. It became a favored past time, where children and adults bonded over their connection with nature. The hobby quickly took shape to the common suburban house and the market grew bigger. Bird…
When I started this project I had a problem with creating something “creative” and found myself designing cookies that have already been done before. With no baking skills or liking for sweets, I turned a hard situation into a solution. Brainstorming while eating hot Cheetos, I was able to think of a Hot Cheeto flavored cookie. I decided to create something using an ingredient I was familiar with and could be different from others around me.
The cookies I created are called Red Sauna because it prompts a hot and spicy feelin’. I incorporated a cheesy spice, something not common…