Blowing with CS - Concept Desk Fan
Another fun little community design challenge, thrown together by the guys at Creative Session. The project was to redesign a desk fan #blowingwithcs, with the following criteria listed below.

1.Desk Fan,   2.On/Off,   3.Battery/USB powered,   4.Articulate at various angles,   5.Blades

I wanted to go with a more unconventional shape of the fan, where most of the fans in the market today have a flat fronts and are quite shapeless. I wanted the user to be able to interact with the fan and to move it in whatever direction they needed the air to flow. A sphere seemed like the best possible solution and the cradle/stand would act as a power source and a nest for the desk fan. After a few quick rounds of sketches and cad, I started to render the 3D in a darker environment and the shape reminded me of a planet or a moon. I thought it would be appropriate with a name that represented that vision so I went with Triton, the largest moon of Neptune.
It has come to my attention that the overall shape and size of the vent cuts might be too small and create a lot of noise when the fan is running. So if this was to be made, I would have to re-think the vent shapes and overall design and open the container a lot more (thoughts for the future). The USB power cable could be attached to a power adapter or directly to a laptop with an App to control the fan speed and activation. 
Blowing with CS - Concept Desk Fan
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Blowing with CS - Concept Desk Fan

Fun quick community design challenge put together by the guys at Creative Session in SF. The project was to redesign a desk fan #blowingwithcs ba Read More
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