Nov
07
2008
0

Olive’s Cat Condo

When I get a chance to build something, like a house for my new cat, I take advantage of it.  I mean, why waste your time building something that you can buy at Walmart?  I sketched it on an envelope and built it in an afternoon.

I made this house for my cat, Olive. She enters through a door in the bottom side and then ascends a ramp, which boosts her to the upper level. The front wall is plexi-glass, the floor is 2.5 inch thick old sheepskin rug, and my wife made some small paintings that hang on the walls. There is also a big cardboard scratching porch. Cats love to scratch and relax on cardboard. The top is removable and the glass slides out for maintenance.

Yes, that’s a deceased mouse on her porch.

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Oct
24
2008
1

LKD Cards

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Oct
20
2008
0

LKD Trailer

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Nov
17
2006
1

Color Mixing Light Concept

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Nov
17
2006
0

Cessna Mustang Interior

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Nov
17
2006
1

Enviromate Programmable Thermostat Concept

This project involved creating the name, brand, corporate materials, and the product.  For me, the most interesting and important part of the project was learning methods for testing ideas with users.  Knowing what questions to ask and what to look/listen for in responses are more subtle than you’d think.  The process started with some foam board and paper models, but also involved flowcharts, scenarios, profiles, and finally virtual prototypes where I could watch a user go through a scenario on the computer.  Check out the final virtual thermostat!

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