Portfolio Categories: Consumer Products

Secrid Wallet Anti-Theft Solution

  Secrid Wallet Anti-theft Solution [cl_column width="2/3"][cl_column width="1/3" col_sticky="1"] Client Secrid. Industrial design and fashion come together in their pocket-sized essentials. Made in Holland with great care for quality, people and the environment. A better world starts in your pocket. Project To prevent theft of Secrid wallets in physical stores, Secrid wants to protect their wallets. Because the current anti-theft tools available do not fit well with the aesthetics and brand style, a custom anti-theft solution had to be developed. Note. As the products are still in development I am not allowed to share detailed information. Responsibilities As interim Product Engineer  I worked together with a project team on the idea and concept generation of the (un)blocking mechanism. After choosing the concept direction, we detailed and engineered the design. We have made production tools and prototypes to test the solution in the Secrid Brandstore. We improved the design for better theft protection in collaboration with suppliers.   Key factors Idea & [...]
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IN-LITE Products

  IN-LITE Products [cl_column width="2/3"][cl_column width="1/3" col_sticky="1"] Client IN-LITE is a young Dutch company that develops, produces and sells leading LED outdoor lighting. Projects To expand their product portfolio and reach new markets, IN-LITE asked me for technical support on multiple projects. Together with the team, we have developed several new accessories and new outdoor lighting products. Note. As the products are still in development I am not allowed to share detailed information. Responsibilities The projects were carried out on a project basis from my own office. During these projects I was responsible for development of the first ideas into feasible concepts and convincing prototypes. The general challenge in the projects was the combination of design and engineering. The developed lighting must be aesthetically pleasing and provide a beautiful light image, but must also be of high quality and easy to produce. Several luminaires had to be adjustable, which required fine-mechanical solutions. All solutions must be very robust to meet [...]
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Secure Bike Grip

  Secure Bike Grip [cl_column width="2/3"][cl_column width="1/3" col_sticky="1"] Client Widek is one of the few manufacturers of bicycle parts and accessories that still produces more than 90% of its products in-house, in the Netherlands. Project Research into the possibilities for a new secure bike grip from both a design and a mechanical perspective. Responsibilities As an interim Design Engineer I was responsible for the generation from ideas up to testing of prototypes. Using a structured approach I have analyzed, developed and tested various options for a new secure bike grip. For the most interesting directions, the design possibilities have been explored on the basis of different sketches.   Key factors Analysis Idea & concept generation Prototyping Design for mass production Testing  
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Estendia Upcycling Products

  Estendia Upcycling Products [cl_column width="2/3"][cl_column width="1/3" col_sticky="1"] Client Together with a compagnon we started Estendia V.O.F.  Estendia develops and sells sustainable products with a unique story. Project A large leftover of 200.000 tent poles will be used for our first product range. See www.estendia.com for more information. Responsibilities Founder & Design   Key factors Idea & concept generation Prototyping Testing Optimization Engineering Marketing support Supplier sourcing Production support  
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