Design with intention

Project Brief: Design, prototype and produce face shields to move into market to combat the COVID 19 crisis 

Face shield redesign

Persona

Designed around all abilities

Statements without compromises

Unlike competitors, the ergonomics, rigidity and needs of the face shield were designed around people of all abilities. The strong and simple construction, organic form and overall use cases challenged notions of audience, spanning wider than ever before. 

Jefferson Award Winner

The Jefferson Awards Foundation is the country’s longest standing and most prestigious organization dedicated to activating and celebrating public service. 

The Jefferson Awards Foundation was created in 1972 by the American Institute for Public Service. 

I was chosen by CBS TV Channel for proactiveness, teamwork and community service that helped many frontline workers during the PPE shortage

My story was telecast on August 5th 2020 in KPIX CBS Channel 5.

Concept Ideation

Due to the limited amount of time, Ideation had to be quick, concise and effective to deliver the final product. 

 

Rapid prototyping and production 

Prototyping was fast, efficient, and progressive. 3d printing was chosen as a method of manufacturing, and over 600 face shields were produced. at home and distributed to Kaiser, Sutter, Santa Clara County and Alameda County Hospitals.  Still in production to help nurding homes, Group homes and Non-Profit organizations