Client Interview Guide- Stand Assist Device
- To what kind of households/neighborhoods/areas of Evanston do these composting bins
- What kind of homes do the users have? Big backyards?
- Where are these bins gener
The interview occurred Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. in the Ford Engineering
Building. The client who works for the organization Engineers for a Sustainable World.
The purpose of the meeting was to learn more about the flaws in the design of the
Our client asked us to design a device to assist elderly people and people with
disabilities in the sit-to-stand process. Users have lower body disabilities but adequate
upper body strength. The device should be portable, affordable, and
Mockup Planning Sheet: Alternative 2
Turning the Compost: The rotatable shelf mechanism allows for the user to
rotate/turn the handle that extends out of the bin. When the user rotates/turns the
handle, the shelves on the inside of the bin t
Client: RIC, Matthew Isherwood
Version: Version 1
To design a portable device that allows elderly people and individuals with disability to utilize
their upper body strength to stand up from a seated position in a wheelcha
3 Topics for Design Flaws
1. Poorly designed product or system: The foldout desks in the lecture halls of the
Northwestern Technological Institute.
- Throughout my tenure as a Northwestern student I have noticed that the foldout desks
that are provided in