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Jonathan
Lai

ID

BACHELOR

I’m a maker, a tinkerer, a hacker, and basically in a constant state of discontent. Finding opportunities for creativity and problem-solving is my favorite pastime.

KeeLo

Social Physique Anxiety (SPA) is the self-consciousness about ones body in a social setting. Research on SPA as caused by the gym environment informed the design of Keelo, a system for educating and tracking the workout experience through an interface and updated equipment. The deliverable for this project is a standardized interface across selectorized weight machines. The more broad design goal is to lessen comparison and promote exercise motivated by health.

BLINQ: Tangible Interaction

Powered by Arduino and capacitive sensors, the BLINQ water bottle reminds users to drink every hour that they have not consumed water. This bottle illuminates to draw the user

YuMi: Transtibal Prosthetic

Inspired by professional wakeboarder and amputee Brandon Robins, YuMi (pronounced “You-Me”) encourages a return to an active lifestyle. Named after the traditional Japanese laminate bow, YuMi uses cost effective materials found in the sport of archery to naturally store and return energy during moments of heightened activity.

MSM: Mobile Shock Monitor

This project was a collaboration with UW’s Center for Commercialization. The proposed concept was for a device used to identify symptoms of shock in patients. The solution consists of a non-invasive probe attached to the patient’s hand, that is tethered to a portable device. This device; which can be mounted bedside near the patient, then evaluates and displays the sensor’s readings.

Related Projects

TOTAL PROJECTS

112

Emergent Behavior in Systems

IXD, VCD, Graduate, Print, Systems

New Chinese Student Guide

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

Wicked Fit

IXD, ID, Graduate, Interactive

YuMi: Transtibal Prosthetic

ID, Medical, Sustainable

Coffee Maker

ID, Consumer

Continuum

IXD, Interactive, Web

Salty's Rebrand

VCD, Branding, Print, Capstone

Medical Sample Collector

ID, Medical

Flight Deck Concept Center

IXD, Information, Systems

The Hello Project

IXD, VCD, Interactive, Environment, Branding

ACTIF

ID, Medical

Shock Monitor

ID, Medical

King County Libraries

VCD, Branding, Systems, Environment

For Girls: A Biological Handbook

VCD, Print, Information, Medical, Capstone

Crosslegged

ID, Consumer, Medical

Prosthetics

ID, Medical

Division of Design Timeline

IXD, Interactive, Information, Web, Capstone

Marquee Magazine

VCD, Interactive, Print, Publication

Beyond the Sound

VCD, Print, Publication, Capstone

The Challenge

IXD, Interactive, Mobile, Capstone

iPad Case

ID, Consumer

Student Spotlight

IXD, Interactive, Web, Systems

Working Corps

IXD, VCD, Interactive, Environment, Web

Lasso

ID, Medical

Prosthetic Leg

ID, Medical

Measuring Shock

ID, Consumer, Medical

Designing for Car Sharing

ID, Mobile, Systems, Consumer, Capstone

Our Big Gay Debate

IXD, VCD, Graduate, Interactive, Information

Volta Electric Charging Station

ID, Consumer, Sustainable

The Espresso

ID, Consumer

King County Library System Rebrand

VCD, Branding, Environment, Web

High Heel Prosthetic

ID, Consumer, Medical

Shock Monitor

ID, Consumer, Medical

Seattle: Punishment Funded City

IXD, Graduate, Interactive, Information

How Are You, World?

IXD, VCD, Interactive, Information

Colorful Thoughts

VCD, Interactive, Information

Uup! Your College Life

VCD, Interactive, Web

Prosthetic Leg

ID, Consumer, Medical

Get Used To It

VCD, Environment, Branding

Lego OASIS Physical Interaction

IXD, Graduate, Interactive, Motion, Consumer

Rethinking Prosthetics

ID, Consumer, Medical

Audio Vision

IXD, Motion, Mobile, Systems, Consumer

Common Ground

IXD, Graduate, Mobile, Systems

Power to the Commuter

ID, Consumer, Sustainable, Capstone

Modern Space – Efficient Kitchen Island

ID, Sustainable, Capstone

Modern Expresso Machine

ID, Consumer, Environment

Sound Transit

VCD, Branding, Web, Environment

Shockmetrics

ID, Medical

National Parks Campaign

VCD, Print, Systems

Ethos- a prosthesis for Cambodia

ID, Systems, Sustainable

Social Phones

IXD, Interactive, Mobile, Web

Sound Transit Rebrand

VCD, Branding, Print, Environment, Web

A Perfect Spy

VCD, Motion, Capstone

Global Brigades

VCD, Branding, Print, Publication, Capstone

iPad Case

ID, Mobile, Consumer

BLINQ: Tangible Interaction

IXD, Interactive, Mobile, Consumer

iUGO: a shock-monitoring device

ID, Medical, Systems

Concert Posters

VCD, Print, Capstone

Sound Transit Rebrand

VCD, Motion, Environment, Branding, Print, Web

MSM: Mobile Shock Monitor

ID, Systems, Medical

Espresso Machine

ID, Consumer

Brazilian Coffee Industry

VCD, Print, Information, Interactive

The Record

VCD, Print, Environment

iTwist

ID, Consumer

Amazon Rebrand

VCD, Motion, Branding, Print, Web, Environment

EMP Visitor Guide App

IXD, Motion, Mobile, Capstone

Carbon Emissions from Livestock

IXD, Interactive, Information, Web, Sustainable

Evoque

VCD, Print, Systems