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Reduced Revitalization

Minimized redesigns on common items increase their efficiency

Implications - It's tempting to add to items in the name of improvement, but minimizing product designs can be even more efficient. Creative tweaks that reduce products to their essential functions can greatly improve consumers' experiences with them. If designers think in terms of the users' real experience with products, they can maximize the usefulness of even the commonest and most entrenched items.
Workshop Question - What aspects of your product could you pare down to improve the consumers' experience?
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Asymmetrical Glass Pipes
Asymmetrical Glass Pipes
The 'Balance Pipe' Applies Design Principles to Cannabis Culture
The efficient ‘Balance Pipe’ designed by Canadian-born, Brooklyn-based Jamie Wolfond brings a decidedly different look to cannabis culture. With its minimalist asymmetrical shape and... MORE
Elegantly Concealed Corkscrews
Elegantly Concealed Corkscrews
The Collet Corkscrew Hides Its Key Function Inside a Brass Sheath
Corkscrews are an essential piece of bar ware, and the Collet Corkscrew adds some class to that typically utilitarian tool. The business end of the elegant corkscrew and bottle opener is concealed... MORE
Tool-Free Furniture
Tool-Free Furniture
Opendesk's New Bundle Desk and Linnea Can Be Assembled Using Joinery
Opendesk, the open-source furniture brand, has released two new pieces of furniture that further democratize the process of acquiring high quality, attractive items. The company collaborated with... MORE
Semi-Circle Pen Designs
Semi-Circle Pen Designs
This Stainless Steel Pen Offers Users a More Ergonomic Grip
The way we hold our pen contradicts the circular shape of the writing utensil, prompting Nina Lee of Article Brand to produce a semi-circular pen design that’s both durable and ergonomic. The... MORE
Deceptive Mirrored Tableware
Deceptive Mirrored Tableware
'Half/Full' Tricks Diners Into Thinking They've Eaten More
One of interior design’s axioms is that mirrors create the illusion of added space, so Studio Playfool has taken that concept and applied it to a different aspect of day-to-day life with its &#... MORE
play_circle_filled Minimalist Tape Dispensers
Minimalist Tape Dispensers
The Zyp-Zyp Tape Dispenser Ends Fiddling with Rolls of Tape
The Zyp-Zyp tape dispenser uses a minimalist form to address a frustratingly common industrial design problem. Clear tape can be one of the most annoying household and office items around, as... MORE

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