Designer(s): Andrew Namminga
Rian Carlo Abraham
Derrick Ramil, United States
Category: Other Products designs, Professional
User's Profile : User's Profile
m?d is a user centric designed e-cigarette created to take the cumbersome processes out of the equation, for those who choose to vape.
In early 2013 our eyes were opened to the grassroots development of the e-cigarette industry, and we quickly noticed all the cumbersome processes and industry short comings that needed to be addressed. Devices in the space are round, and easily roll off counters and desks, so we created a square design to stay put. Each e-cig device uses different charging methods which are not interchangeable, and charging required laying the device on its side to plug into the bottom, which causes the e-liquid inside to leak out and make a mess. To overcome that we created a conductive charging base/stand that is powered of micro USB. We included a micro USB port on the side of the device itself, so the user can charge without the base.
The last major drawback was having to take the tank off to refill the e-liquid from the bottom of the tank. So we addressed that with a top filling, bottom coil tank that allows users to just remove the mouth piece and fill from the top. Simple and effective!
For a finishing touch we used a very high quality soft touch paint to give the user a high perceived value the moment they touch it. Our vision for m?d is to influence and effectively generate a new revolution in e-cigarette technology, and be a leader in the industry by creating our own completely unique products of exceptional quality and design. We utilized the values of impeccable craftsmanship and cutting edge innovation to fully create the m?d brand. m?d brings to life the true user based experience that the discerning user demands.
About the Designer/Company
Founded in 2007, ANDESIGN is a fully integrated product design firm committed to helping companies design, engineer and deliver exceptional products. Our passionate team of designers and engineers use every tool in their arsenal to enhance user experience and brand integrity. Utilizing both our creative skills and manufacturing knowledge, we are dedicated to providing innovative and efficient product development solutions that reflect our clients’ values and needs.
We believe that great design embraces new technology while retaining the traditional values of impeccable craftsmanship, authenticity and customer service. We believe that truly exceptional products enhance experiences by making things a little easier and a lot more exciting.
Our mission is to provide businesses and individuals with first-class product design services and solutions that leverage client’s position in today’s competitive market. We are committed to building client value through our technical and creative expertise, continuous innovation and efficiency. We are a scalable organization that is committed to revolutionary design that enhances the user experience.