Fire alarm activation point designed for commercial flight.

A simple, but substantial, one-handed pull allows cabin crew to signal a possible situation to the flight deck while simultaneously placing lighting in all crewmember areas into a emergency prep mode. Pulse is essential, inspired by the handles and control surfaces present in airliner interiors. Careful consideration was given to aviation regulation when designing the form, including softening corners on rigid bodies.
Sketching & ideation
Rapid prototyping
Engineering product design
Individual project
Course: Designing Products for Interactions
April – May 2019

Model: FDM-printed PLA, particle-blasted PMMA, gray primer finish.

Product: Anodized 7075 aluminum, polycarbonate.

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