University of Sussex
Product Design Show 2012
The Amex Stadium: 06 June - 09 June
New Designers, London: 04 - 06 July
Design for collapsible food device
Tingting Chang

This project aims to produce a product for use in the kitchen, or any food production area, which has the need for collapsible and/or space saving capabilities.

The purpose of this product is to provide a new type of food container, it has more function for users and space saving. It also as a lunch box people can use it everyday, typically for those workers and students. The outcome of this project will be a functional product that can be used with ease in a domestic or professional kitchen environment. Advantages of the product:
- Provides more choice for user
- It has two ways to use, which meet the most people’s requirements.
- Space saving (easy for storage)
- Easy to clean (all component can take off to pieces)
- Carry easily
- Stylish and ergonomic (modern, small, lovely and easy to use)

The finished lunch box product will feature:
- The whole lunch box is space-saving, when lunch box close up, it is much smaller. Suitable for those people who has lack of space.
- Cutlery stored in the outer shell with lids.
- Expanded Mode-If user want to take the same or more food to working/studying from home, then user can choose the expanded mode to use. But this mode is more suitable for share food with others, such as party, holiday scenarios. Another function, it also can be used at home to storage food.
- Separate/Independent Mode-it provides three tiers container to take different types of food; user can make any food distribution with using different sizes of them.
- The lunch box shell is available in a range of different colors, all of which can be individually chosen by the customer when purchasing the product. The colors include: yellow, green, orange, blue and purple.