Description:Our company, GnomeBOT, is working on a garden automation tool and we need a design for the product case. The case will look like a gnome, and will
How did we come up with a gnome?
Think about the home automation tools you've seen. They either look like a 90's router (box with antennas out of the top), or they're sleek modern works of art. Think about the Nest thermostat. What does it look like? Your grandma's thermostat, right? Except much more modern. That's what we're going for: a nod at your grandma's gnome, but modern.
Points of consideration:
> Our device is a gnome, and a computer/robot. We're looking for a modern way to blend the two.
>The gnome will house electronic components including sensors (with external probes which will plug in via ports), a 16x2 LCD, a PCB, and an antenna.
>The final product will be waterproof. Avoid any areas that could pool water.
>The product will go outside in customer's yards. Consider a base or large footprint to keep the unit stable
>There will be plugs for sensors connecting to the gnome. Please plan an area for 5-8 probes to connect.
>Design will need to be printed as 2 halves that come together once the internal components are in place.
Wants:We'll be evaluating each design based on these criteria:
>Design asthetics: Does the gnome look modern, and like it belongs alongside other sleek home automation devices?
>Emotion: Does the gnome's feature, facial expression, pose, apparel, etc. convey modern, happy, wise?
>Dimensions: Would the figurine fit a 4"x2"x7" cavity inside for components?
>Creative LCD placement: Does the design incorporate the LCD in a creative and natural way?
>Usability: Is the design and file something we can continue to tweak and iterate?
>3D printability: Can the design be printed easily?
Don't Wants:We're not looking for a troll, or a dwarf, or a smurf, or an elf, or Santa.
Additional InformationGnome should be 10" tall.
For your submission, please submit a rendering as a jpeg.
We'll also need an stl and obj file so we can 3D print the gnome.
Of the designs we've received so far, our favorite look is #42. However, this design does not show how the case would fit together, etc.
Our favorite design files are from #45. This designer has spent time and attention on how the case would fit together, how it would stand, where the screen and plugs would go, etc.
If someone were able to combine the design of #42 with technical details of #45, we'd have a winner!
Just about 10 hours to go! We've narrowed the results down to what we believe are the top few entries based on our needs.
One quick reminder to all designers that we are looking for a case for an expensive piece of technology. This isn't a toy. We do have a playful marketing piece, but we have to present a device, not a toy.
#31 GnomeBot Concept 1 ZenGnome V1 by Pablo Gosso
- Luxion KeyShot — Gnome bot Concept 1- ZenGnome v1 Panel 1
- Luxion KeyShot — Gnome bot Concept 1- ZenGnome v1 Panel 2
- Luxion KeyShot — Gnomebot.74
- Luxion KeyShot — Gnomebot.76
- Luxion KeyShot — Gnomebot.72
- PDF 2D Drawings — Gnome Concept 1 Zengnome V1 - Pablo Gosso
- 3D Files -Blender STL — 3D- Blender-STL
#45 GnomeBOT V2 by Pablo Gosso
#74 Gnomebot v3 by Pablo Gosso
#91 GnomeBOT concept 2 V3 Panel Brief by Pablo Gosso
#90 Gnomebot Concept 2 V3 Panel presentation by Pablo Gosso
#78 Gnome Concept 2 V3 by Pablo Gosso
#41 GnomeBOT V1 by Pablo Gosso
#86 Gnome needed for Garden Device by SaketCad
#38 Gnome by Adriano Ordoz Barissa by Adriano Ordoz Barissa
#20 Technology Gnome Garden Device-V4A~F by Artistic Artifacts
#17 Technology Gnome Garden Device-V4A&4B by Artistic Artifacts
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