Redesign a salad spinner with a basic spinning mechanism to dry/crisp/clean lettuce. Define the needs of consumer based on current market offerings. Extending lifespan of produce and promote healthy eating by the salad spinner efficient to use.
RESEARCH & INSIGHTS
This is the current product offered by Progressive at a $19.99 price point.
Explored divergent method for water to travel in and out. Designed interaction with end-user in mind with various scenarios and environments such as retail, in-sink, counter-top, fridge, and pantry.
Models were built in cardboard, foam, eventually modeled in SolidWorks and 3D printed.
Two design directions were explored. Selection process involved consulting with manufacturer, engineers, market, and brand managers.
Construction & Detail
- Allows water from the faucet to flow in while the removable base lets water flow out the bottom
- The basket doubles as a colander and has a drip-catch base or you simply snap the base cap on to turn the spinner into a classic counter-top version
- Non-skid feet when you use it as a flow through by removing the base cap
- The separate basket and bowl makes for an easy clean up
Prepworks® Flow-Through Salad Spinner