Assignment was to design a product using a hypothetical technology (hover device that does not tilt but required an external power source) that is economically viable and practically valuable. We also had to go into demographics and methods of use. In my case it was designed to replace cumbersome, bulky heavy machinery such as the forklift and trollies for the shipping and moving industries, hence the mass produced industrial aesthetic. I tried to limit the parts and keep it as simple as possible to keep it economical.
Matt Chow came up with this brilliant idea, the TREE-REX, natural nemesis of squirrels. All intellectual property rights belong to him, but I'm uploading the shoop we threw together because it's just too fucking cool.