Making Time:

Coffee and Tea Product Design

A mock up to test out pour distance and fulcrum position

The model was drawn and tested in Solidworks before a final prototype was made

Brewing tray made from oxidized Ash wood

Brewing tray made from oxidized Ash wood

Date: Spring 2014

Project Type: Student

Role: All Inclusive with partner Laura Ash Olenowski

Materials: Ash Wood, 3D Printed Plastic 

Programs: Solidworks, Illustrator

Drawing from the eastern rituals of tea making, this completely analogue system brings people together through an interactive brewing process. This product is for the American market with an attempt to call attention to time spent in daily life. This product makes human connections and reflections through an interactive process that also makes coffee and tea.