Natalie Vanns

Natalie Vanns

Industrial Design & Technology BA

I have a keen interest in user-centred and inclusive design. Successful design harmonises an attractive form with the functional elements of a product. Subtle changes to form and interface can alter how a product is understood by the user. This eye for detail and understanding of interface clarity were developed during my year’s employment at Nokia. Skills: CATIA, modelmaking, liaison with external suppliers, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.

Pillpunch

Pillpunch aids MS sufferers in the daily task of dispensing blister pack medication. The product uses mechanical advantage to accommodate for the user's reduced strength. Multiple punch heads ensure a range of pills can be dispensed. The model above is a fully functional alpha prototype.