Project Two: Anna Pavlenko

February 27, 2010

1. Sew your own clothes for stuffed animal/doll Individual toy, with single reward at the end Included with basic fabrics, patterns, and mini-sewing kit Satisfaction of creating your own toy from scratch Learning/Tuning up skills Could be available for boys as well, for example re-created stuffed bugs, dinosaurs, footballs 2. Iron on designs able to […]


Matthew Williams’ Sketches

February 25, 2010

Sorry for the lateness, just realized from Spencer what I could do to get the pics up. The first 6 sketches were Ghost stencils, Metro Sexual Male toy, Fixed Gear Bike Model, Swedish Death Metal finger puppets, ‘Ghetto’ guns, and Wheels for your TV remote. I got some feedback from a few friends and they […]


Project 2-Toy-K

February 20, 2010

Voice change loudspeaker Voice changing mechanism that allows to change voice Fun toy for all ages especially people who like pranks Small and portable toy Simple and intuitive use Users will feel socio-pleasure Could be used as an collectable accessory in terms of colour, size and shape Cabbage shuttlecock Shuttlecock shaped as a cabbage Collectable […]


Project 2: Spencer Bryant-Longo

February 20, 2010

Above is the Fan Hand Design is not universal. appreciated by mechanically inclined appreciated by Sebastian for its design and simple principles and Parshan for its ability to express emotions in a raw way might be too complex to build expensive to produce does it work? MINI TEATHERBALL Unfortunately the photo was too large and […]


Project Two – Braden Mangione

February 19, 2010

Idea one – Character masks – Would be strong as a series: possibility for collectible aspect, as well as picking one which suits your personality, or separates you from your friends who also buy one. Or more! -Function should be more implied by appearance of it, playing, partying, collecting, being Daft Punk, etc. -Certain masks […]


project two: toy design sketches

February 19, 2010

toy number one: the kitty kneader (drawing a total rip off of simon’s cat) for when you miss your cat turning it on enables a purring sound, and the kitty starts to knead your palm when other people have the kitties then they meow/chatter when they are near each other toy number two: the witch […]


Nic Napolitano: Toy Sketches

February 19, 2010


Toy Designs – Dani

February 18, 2010

Rescue Helicopter throw the army man and parachute into the air as he falls, press the button on the helicopter to blow air into the chute try to keep the army man in the air for as long as possible Lucky Cups put 10 pieces into your cup (divide into red and blue for an […]


Project Two: Bailey Henderson

February 18, 2010

Toy 1: Rearranging Toy. The toy is separated into different sections, which are held together by magnets. The point of this toy is to rearrange the pieces, and have fun coming up with different ways to assemble them. This toy would be good to keep one’s hands busy, such as while talking on the phone. […]


Emotional Design 99-133

February 18, 2010

Click here to download pages 99-133 from Emotional Design. — “Fun and pleasure, alas, are not topics often covered by science. Science can be too serious, and even when it attempts to examine the issues surrounding fun and pleasure, its very seriousness becomes a distraction. Yes, there are conferences on the scientific basis of humour, […]


Project Two: Constructive Feedback

February 18, 2010

As discussed today in class, constructive feedback to your collegues’  Project Two toy concepts should take the form of answers to the following questions: How (or how not) is the prototype fun? Here, discuss the design specifics of the toy–communication strategies, clever mapping, appropriate affordances, etc.–either ein terms of design successes, or missed opportunities (and […]


Project 2 Greg Mcroberts Toy Ideas and Concepts

February 18, 2010

1- Glow Pad 2- Rube Goldberg Construction Set 3- Simple Geared machines Kit 4- Customizable Fish Submarine 5- Pop Bottle Car and Rocket Kit 6- 3d Comic Kit 7- Custom walking lego OCAD Building Glow Pad   Glow pad uses a reactive pad that glows when exposed to light. Uses light pen that has crank to […]


Project 2 : Felix Chan

February 18, 2010

Emotion sensor It only works on the thing which has a usb plug make fun when you does not have a webcam there are a sensor and a monitor Press the sensor with your fingers Show the person on the other side the face or words you want to show the monitor on the other […]


Exercise Eight: Matt, Aschon, Kierstan, Bailey and Catt

February 18, 2010

The Designophile Name: Sebastian Occupation:  Design Student Dreams:   In ten years, Sebastian would like to be a design consultant in a major design firm in New York. For now, he uses his critical eye in his day to day life in preparation. Style: Designer jeans (a good cut is key), quality shoes, and various […]


Project 2 : Rui’s Toy Concepts

February 18, 2010

Flying Plush Toys somebody stressing you out? grab your Flying Poo hold on to the elastic end pull the poo’s tip back a couple of practice throws might be needed to calculate distance / pulling ratio freak somebody out as they see an object fly at them that normally would not be flying also comes […]


Project Two: Sean Colins

February 18, 2010

Three of my toy ideas and rough sketches: Interactive Clothing: Clothing has never been so much fun This is a series of clothing that, in a two-dimensional way, takes the form of objects which come in contact with it It is ideal for playing games such as tag, tick tac toe, Pictionary, etc. There are […]


Project Two: Sketches

February 18, 2010

(Click thumbnails above to see full images.)


Project 2: Andrew’s 3 Detailed Toy Concepts

February 18, 2010

Descriptions of concepts are provided in the captions beside the drawings. Squishbee Kicksaq Ultra Stress-Ease Plushies


Exercise Eight: Andrew, Angela, Felix, Rui

February 18, 2010

Max Don’t forget to check out Max’s Facebook page. Feel free to add him as a friend, he’s always open to make more hipster friends. BASICS Name: Max JonesSex: MaleAge: 21Martial Status: SingleIncome: $20/week allowanceOccupation: First year design studentMajor: Working towards Bachelor of Design, MAAD at Ontario College of Art and DesignReligion: TaoismPolitics: Green Party […]


ExErCiSe 8: Nic, Ivan, Yan Zeng May

February 17, 2010

Ida “When life gives you lemons make lemonade, silly.” Demographics: Age: 36 Heritage: Born in Canada, however, her mom is Irish and her father is Italian Residence: A respectable home in the sub urbs of Toronto which she shares with her husband, Dave                                                           Occupation: Human Resource specialist  Income: $65000 (Go to school kids it really helps!) […]


Exercise Eight – Sean, Greg, Lianna, Anna

February 17, 2010

Name: Audrey Hepburn Age: Audrey is a twenty-year-old fashionista who has had many years to develop her sense of style. Though dressing to fit with current trends, she always pushes boundaries and brings new ideas to the table. Her many years in the fashion world back up her unique looks. Major: Audrey is studying material art and […]


Exercise Eight – Spencer, Sarah, Braden, Dallas

February 13, 2010

Blaze The Travel Enthusiast (because he goes on so many trips) “Quit harshin my buzz, maaaaannn.” Demographics: Age: 21 (would be legal everywhere, if what he does was legal) Location: In between basements and small apartments occupied by several others who share his interests. Occupation: Dish washer, busboy, or cook, behind the scenes at a […]


Nic Napolitano

February 11, 2010

– on lookers were intertained by the movable parts and can be form into “ball” for easy storage -childhood toy, brings back memories -can be taken apart and but back together -can be combined with other toys in the series -able to partake in battles with similar toys in the series -features a projectile “head”


exercise six: sarah

February 10, 2010

aural feedback in the form of a cute little jingle can be spun about like a top visually appealing comes in blindbox assortment so opening it is a surprise each has a story which gives it interest, and the jingle is the sound of your wishes being granted can interact with other toys in the […]


Exercise 6 – Sean Collins

February 9, 2010

– People find entertainment in clicking pen – The pen is always there, when board or not – Ascetically pleasing – Enjoyable to stretch spring and jump – Allows the imagination to take over


Exercise 6 – Catt

February 8, 2010

* Likes the feel of textured rubber * Sqeek is fun * Looks gross * Good to collect


Excerise 6:Matthew Williams

February 8, 2010

-Would never play with it exept for right now -Likes how it is constructed rather than how it plays -Not fun -Doesn’t want to think about it -Frustration -Only fools around with the cube with no intention of solving it -There is only one way to solve it and that it bothersome


Exercise 6: Dani (Nite Owl actionfigure)

February 8, 2010

-toy in the form of an action figure -individual picks up the toy and spends his/her time bending the limbs, changing his pose -the toy would amuse children rather then young adults because of their level of imagination when playing with suck toys -the toy is more of a decorative piece, bringing nostalgia to those […]


Exercize Six- Optical Guided Car (Linechaser) _Ivan_

February 8, 2010

Notes from the class: -desirable interaction -fun customization: drawing the line on the table -experimentation with: surfaces,line curves, interferance -mimicry of the real car -wonderment of the mechanical parts: how does it work?


Iva Jovsic Exercise Six

February 8, 2010


Exercise 6 – Braden Mangione

February 8, 2010

-Laugh initially -Enjoy looking an elderly man -Enjoy pretending to think hard -Enjoy blowing bubbles -Mainly just laugh the whole time


Exercise 6: Bailey Henderson

February 8, 2010

Toy: Super Man action figure.    – Individual picks up the toy, and begins examining what parts of the toy are bendable.  – Individual begins twisting and bending the limbs around.  – Individual tries to pull the cape off.  – Starts to bend limbs around until they are in unnatural positions.  – Bends all of the limbs […]


x-r size 6, Get it? Greg McRoberts

February 8, 2010

Ahh the nerf  blaster. Some of the observations I made were: – curiosity or interest – used external elements in conjunctionwith the blaster, such as a chalk board to make a target for checking accuracy – smiles ear to ear followed closely by laughs and giggles – a sense of danger or excitement – instant […]


Exercise Six: Nom Nom Pig

February 8, 2010

Observations Not really straightforward – needs instructions for objective of toy, as well as resting. Difficult to pump Something new – more people amused and attracted “Toy you can still play with when older” Intuitive chewing -> making pig chew. Flexible rubber mouth, looks like chewing What is fun? Figuring out problem with a prize […]


Exercise 6 Toy Dallas

February 8, 2010

Visual effect /decoration Something to talk about with others Music Coaster


Excercise 6: A Bouncy Ball with Duck inside

February 8, 2010

This bouncy ball is about medium in size. It has a very attractive appearence of a duck/goose swiming inside which attracts people to observe it. People are satisfied when it bounces back to them. People will begin to bounce it harder with more force as they are comfortable with knowing the amount of force they need to […]


Exercise Six: Angela’s Miniature Rubik’s Cube

February 8, 2010

Rubik’s Cube is a visually appealing toy, it’s colourful and makes anyone want to pick it up and give it a try. Although the user is in deep concentration initially, the puzzle proves to be a challenge within a matter of minutes. After failing to solve the cube within a couple minutes, the user will […]


Exercise Six-deck of cards-K

February 8, 2010

This game is a multiplayer game where the instructions allows the game to continue. The game can also be modified to make the game more exiting, like loser pays for dinner. With this in mind the game does not create confusion and allows players to have fun.


Exercise 6: Andrew’s Electric Ball

February 8, 2010

When turned on, streaks of electricity jump around the interior of the sphere. These streaks focus on the point of contact when the sphere is touched. There is no prescribed goal or outcome to the toy. The user derives satisfaction from influencing the visual pattern of the electricity and observing its antics. The toy can […]


Exercise Six, Part Two: What is Fun?

February 8, 2010


Yan Zeng Exercise six- Sony PSP

February 8, 2010

this one is more consider an entertainment, basically most people can easily access to it, use for play games and listen music or watch video. it doesn’t give confuse when using, just turn it on, and everyone can figure out menu system and bottoms. no challenge on problem solving, only excite when playing game.


Exercise Six: Falcon V Flying Gyrocopter! Spencer Bryant-Longo

February 8, 2010

This Toy is frustrating. Very Hard to just pick up and play with it People seem to be timid to use but like to observe


Exercise # 6 : Rubik’s Cube

February 8, 2010


photoshop tennis: sarah and dallas

February 8, 2010


Exercise Eight: OCAD Student Personas

February 8, 2010

“Personas (figure 5.8) are a documented set of archetypal people who are involved with a product or a service. . . . To create a persona, designers find a common set of behaviours or motivations among the people they have researched. This becomes the basis for the persona, which should be given a name, a […]


Project Two: Design for Fun

February 8, 2010

Click here to download Project Two: Design for Fun.


Photoshop Tennis – Andrew & Angela

February 8, 2010

Photos used in this exercise are for educational purposes only, not for profit. Authors of original images: Matei Savulescu RyanZ720 Zebra Studios Ron Turenne


Photoshop Tennis- Nick and Ivan

February 8, 2010


LOVE and HATE, the balance

February 8, 2010

Love: my cell phone Samsung J706 I recently just got this new phone and have  begun to master it’s functions. It is not the most flashy or technologically advanced phone but its simple and basic design make very appealing for someone that is not so good with technology such as myself. the mapping of the […]


Christine & Felix

February 8, 2010

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