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Mitchell
Johnson

ID

BACHELOR

I took an intro to design class because a breathtakingly attractive girl I knew was taking it. I fell in love...

and not with the girl.

Designing for Car Sharing

Cars have long given their user a sense of freedom and control, but times are changing. We are hungry for a new and evolved form of automobile ownership. Car sharing is growing rapidly. It is now our responsibility to redesign the automobile systems, from inside and out, to better meet the values and needs of these non-traditional drivers.

Thank you to Gert-Dieter Tuzar and all those who took the time to talk about transportation with me.

Measuring Shock

Working with the UW Center for Commercialization, we developed a design solution for one of their group’s emerging shock-monitoring medical technologies. Surgery is scary; keeping this in mind we tried to create a medical device that promotes a comforting interaction between patient and machine, while maintaining clarity and ease of use for the medical staff. Our final design has the versatility to be optimized in a variety of hospital scenarios with our mounting system solution.

Thank you to Ken, Lori and Wayne for sharing your insights and inspiring us along the way.

Rethinking Prosthetics

When you loose a limb the loss transcends the physical, it affects the psyche, the soul and the way you are perceived. Why not use that your advantage? Let us turn the term handi-capped into handi-capable. Let us turn the term dis-abled into ultra-abled. Let us empower those who might have lost hope to go out and challenge the world to see them as nothing less then who they are.

A special thanks to Brandon, the VA hospital, and all those who took the time to share their stories with us.

Tupaware

Americans waste 20-25% of their food purchased. Tupaware is a smart food storage system that alerts users when its contents are beginning and passing their expiration. Powered by Arduino, C++, and temperature sensors, once a user has made a food selection Tupaware sets a dynamic expiration countdown based on the ambient temperature and type of food being stored. When the food is starting to spoil a series of LED lights show the status of the food.

Related Projects

TOTAL PROJECTS

86

iPad Case

ID, Consumer

Concert Posters

VCD, Print, Capstone

High Heel Prosthetic

ID, Consumer, Medical

Student Spotlight

IXD, Interactive, Web, Systems

Ethos- a prosthesis for Cambodia

ID, Systems, Sustainable

Division of Design Timeline

IXD, Interactive, Information, Web, Capstone

Evoque

VCD, Print, Systems

Emergent Behavior in Systems

IXD, VCD, Graduate, Print, Systems

iUGO: a shock-monitoring device

ID, Medical, Systems

iPad Case

ID, Mobile, Consumer

YuMi: Transtibal Prosthetic

ID, Medical, Sustainable

iTwist

ID, Consumer

Modern Expresso Machine

ID, Consumer, Environment

New Chinese Student Guide

VCD, Interactive, Print, Information, Web, Publication, Capstone

Common Ground

IXD, Graduate, Mobile, Systems

Prosthetics

ID, Medical

Beyond the Sound

VCD, Print, Publication, Capstone

National Parks Campaign

VCD, Print, Systems

Shockmetrics

ID, Medical

Rethinking Prosthetics

ID, Consumer, Medical

Prosthetic Leg

ID, Consumer, Medical

Prosthetic Leg

ID, Medical

Medical Sample Collector

ID, Medical

The Challenge

IXD, Interactive, Mobile, Capstone

BLINQ: Tangible Interaction

IXD, Interactive, Mobile, Consumer

Crosslegged

ID, Consumer, Medical

Espresso Machine

ID, Consumer

Flight Deck Concept Center

IXD, Information, Systems

Audio Vision

IXD, Motion, Mobile, Systems, Consumer

Lego OASIS Physical Interaction

IXD, Graduate, Interactive, Motion, Consumer

Social Phones

IXD, Interactive, Mobile, Web

The Espresso

ID, Consumer

For Girls: A Biological Handbook

VCD, Print, Information, Medical, Capstone

Power to the Commuter

ID, Consumer, Sustainable, Capstone

Wicked Fit

IXD, ID, Graduate, Interactive

A Perfect Spy

VCD, Motion, Capstone

Salty's Rebrand

VCD, Branding, Print, Capstone

Coffee Maker

ID, Consumer

ACTIF

ID, Medical

Lasso

ID, Medical

Shock Monitor

ID, Consumer, Medical

Global Brigades

VCD, Branding, Print, Publication, Capstone

EMP Visitor Guide App

IXD, Motion, Mobile, Capstone

Measuring Shock

ID, Consumer, Medical

Modern Space – Efficient Kitchen Island

ID, Sustainable, Capstone

Volta Electric Charging Station

ID, Consumer, Sustainable

King County Libraries

VCD, Branding, Systems, Environment

Designing for Car Sharing

ID, Mobile, Systems, Consumer, Capstone

MSM: Mobile Shock Monitor

ID, Systems, Medical

Shock Monitor

ID, Medical