User Research Study

Client: Studio Project
Date: Spring, 2013
Brief: Come up with a use for a new thermoelectric material.
Solution: Heated/Cooled Bus Stop Seating. Group project during which we ideated a solution, then had to prototype possible form factors, then use various design research methods to validate/progress ideas. 
Research Methods: 9D Observation, Bringing the Outside In (Observation), Design Probes, Questionnaires, Prototyping, Stakeholder Matrix, Needs Assessment, ABA Design.
Software: SolidWorks, KeyShot, Sketch, Photoshop, InDesign