Self-Sustaining Garden
SELF SUSTAINING GARDEN 
Have you forgotten to water to water your plant and provide your plant with sufficient light and temperature? 
Here is the self-sustaining garden, that takes care of your plant.

The Product is designed based on Luigi Colani design philosophy,  his philosophy is focused on designing product aesthetically pleasing products with an organic and biomorphic form  that serves the function 
PROBLEM
-People Often forget watering the plants at home on time.
-During Vacations it's difficult for people to take care of the herbs that they grow indoor
-During winters, plants do not get sufficient light and temperature is available for the plant to grow healthier  

SOLUTION
 The Proposed solution is to design a self-sustaining garden, that takes care of the plants on its own to grow healthier, make peoples life easier and also let users remotely take of the plant when they are not around 

                  Followed  The double Diamond to Research Method develop the Solution 
IDEATION PROCESS 
Form Exploration 
                                  Sketching The Cross Section And Interaction 
PROTOTYPING 
RESEARCH ON THE PLANTS 

Research on the various indoor growing plant was conducted to define the approximate the height of the product.
FORM VALIDATION AND DESIGN CRITIQUE 

-The Current Form is too enclosed and the sunlight is not accessible for the plant 
-Changing the plant is difficult  
- Its important to make the form welcoming and the maker the user interaction easier
- In order achieve these goals the above form was changed.
The Following prototype was developed to validate the form 

CAD Modeling of the Product was done in Autodesk Fusion 360 and Rendered in Keyshot 
INTERFACE DESIGN 
USER TESTING AND FEEDBACK FROM THE USER 
The above paper prototype were done to do the user testing.
Some of the feedback received were
- Too many features in one place
-Caused confusion among the users to know what to 
FINALISED USER INTERFACE 
From the user feedback, the following interface was designed, which is simplified  and user friendly, all the required functions were  achieved from the following simple interface   
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT 
RENDERINGS 
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