Description:Be a part of History! With the outbreak of Coronavirus, hand washing has become an imperative daily routine to help prevent the spread of this disease.
A 12 year old inventor and entrepreneur has formulated a revolutionary soap-like disinfectant to help curb the spread of Covid-19. Now, she is looking for an innovative bottle designer to help her design a unique bottle that compliments the new product line and provides added value and safety.
THE CHALLENGE: Design a Fresh, Original and Safer Soap Bottle for this new cutting edge product!
There are many soaps on the market – So, make your Soap Bottle Design stand out and drive sales! The design must address the growing concerns with sanitation and hygiene. This challenge focuses on creativity, originality and design.
Winner will not only receive Prize Money!!!! If your bottle is selected, as our winner you will be part of history, receiving design recognition in our extensive media campaign, including a featured video spot. (This part of the prize is optional. So, if you’re camera shy we totally get it.)
Technical Requirements :
Must hold 7.5 fl Oz (preferred size) to maximum 12 fl oz.
Not a must, but standard soap pump ‘engine’ makes it easier to reach target costs (Standard “Pump” Product file included for your consideration)
Must be able to be mass produced.
Must contemplate space for required manufacturing labels.
Entry must include:
Please submit your design entry with images, a Neutral File Format (.igs, .stp, .fbx, .obj, .x3d, etc.) and a native file format if applicable (SolidWorks, Inventor, CATIA, Creo, NX, 3ds max, etc.).
Rendering of your design preferred
2D drawings for design patent
Calculations for soap capacity
Wants:1. End user – Operate with only one hand or minimal contact.
2. Branding – The shape/design must be distinct and recognizable on a shelf.
3. Better Design – What drives you crazy about soap pumps? Fix It!
4. Gaps in the Market – Help our resellers! Make it unique... could be price, material or a new feature. Make it easy for our sellers to sell.
5. Space – Think about how it will fit in with the rest of the products on the store shelves.
6. How is it made – What manufacturing techniques will be used? Can you reduce costs? This soap will be mass produced, so manufacturing costs matter.
7. Market Trends – Where will the market be in the next few years? Must think ahead. Times have changed and so should our soap bottles.
8. Stand out – Make your design compelling/special !
9. Environmental Impact – What is the entire environmental impact of the bottle?
10. Curb Appeal – the design should be able be used by kids and adults.
11. Clean, Slick and must scream “What’s inside is Different! Better! ” This is NOT your grandmother’s soap.
12. Product Inventor must approve the winner of the product bottle design. After submission, she will provide any design feedback to the top competing Bottle Design Finalists.
13. Feel free to contact us for more direction on our needs for the project!
Don't Wants:We don’t want ordinary. But, we don’t want technically impossible designs. Must be able to be produced at market prices for soap bottles. If your bottle has a unique shape that requires a modified pump, the pump design must also be included. We are not scared to manufacture a great design, but it must work!
Ask for Sample:Samples are absolutely welcome, but not required.
Additional Information**** IMPORTANT ****
UPDATE: WE HAD A FAMILY EMERGENCY AND APOLOGIZE FOR OUR NON-RESPONSIVENESS. THE FINALIST HAVE BEEN NOMINATED. WE APPRECIATE ALL THE ENTRIES!!!!
Update: we have extended the contest only to ensure the bottle manufacturer has time to work with the finalist on the requirements for consideration. Monday finalist will be contacted with additional information, as our manufacturer is currently unavailable for feedback. We are super excited to close out this contest! We had a lot of great submissions... thanks!
We are doing two bottles! Hoped for one universal bottle for kids and adults, but based on the submission (which have been adult focused) I don’t think that is going to happen.
*****The KIDS line is the first to launch. It’s called “Color Me Clean” that is our PRIORITY! *****
$$$ We will be adding more prize money based on the Design submissions! The adult submissions are great!!!!!
I’ve attached a very Very rough drawing of a bottle with a hole in it, so kids can ensure the soap gets on their palms.
The issue with is that it would require a modified pump, so we also roughed up a design using a standard pump. So your pointer finger and middle finger would wrap around it. Feel free to work with this very rough idea, too.
For the kids it’s important we have advertising space on the bottle front to add Characters, etc.
I’ve attached some of our characters, as well. Please only use them for this project. Thanks!
#31 Bluu20 Pump It Up by Ak013
- Solidworks 2016 — Top
- Solidworks 2016 — Base
- SolidWorks 2016 — Pump
- SolidWorks 2016 — Dispenser assembly
- Solidworks - STEP 2016 — Dispenser assembly
- Volume Calculation - PNG file — Volume calc
- Assembly PNG — Line1
- 2D Drawing for Patent — 2D Drawing
- Exploded view — Exploded line diagram
- Render showing capacity — blue v cp
- Render showing assembly — render assembly
- Render showing shelf package — package
- Render of Product Display — Display
- Volume /capacity — blue v
#62 Pump It Up Soap Bottle (Model 2) by Ivan Zerpa
#59 Soap Bottle Design Bluu20 by Ivan Zerpa
#54 Bluu Soap Bottle by Ridwan Sept
#53 BLUU SOAP BOTTLE - prabhakar by Prabhakarmetri
- CATIA V5 — bottom
- CATIA V5 — middle part
- CATIA V5 — top part
- CATIA V5 — top 2
- CATIA V5 — top cylinder holder
- CATIA V5 — pump cylinder
- CATIA V5 — pump piston
- CATIA V5 — seal kit
- CATIA V5 — pipe
- CATIA V5 — SOAP BOTTLE final
- CATIA+DRAFTING V5 — 2D DRAFTING
- VOLUME CACULATION PPT — SOAP BOTTLE volume calculations
- Adobe Photoshop — handwash poster
- CATIA + RENDERING V5 — PicsArt 06-27-09.12.23
- CATIA + RENDERING — PicsArt 06-27-09.14.14
- CATIA + RENDERING — soap bottle prabhakar
#92 BOTTLE CONCEPT 3 by Design Territory
#91 BOTTLE CONCEPT 1 by Design Territory
#74 Back To Future Soap Bottle (BTFSB) by Ridwan Sept
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