The project's objective was to envision product concepts that demonstrate the potential trajectory of future laundry appliances, harnessing a spectrum of emerging trends and technological advancements currently shaping our world. The aim is to leverage these advancements, extract insights from diverse emerging technologies and trends, foster inventive ideation, and undertake experimental exploration. This forward-looking methodology empowers stakeholders with informed decision-making and strategic alignment for forthcoming products.
The project delves into a comprehensive exploration of laundry-related challenges and opportunities through methods such as task analysis, user interviews, and rapid ethnographic analysis. It presents solutions that draw inspiration from technological innovations and environmental shifts. The project culminates in the conceptualization of a batch-loaded waterless washing machine tailored for individuals with a dynamic lifestyle, multiple loads to launder, and for scenarios of shared usage.