Weldtite – Jetvalve

Weldtite HJC identified the top 3 users of inflator products by riding style. Through research into how the different rider types used tyre care products it was clear that usage varied across the categories. Competitive road cyclist wanted quick access, rapid inflation and minimum weight whist commuters and mountain bike riders generally carried accessories loosely… Read more »

Heirloom – Adaptive Furniture

Heirloom – Adaptive Furniture The waste and expense of having to replace objects after just a few years is exasperating. Not only is this system expensive but it’s depleting the Earth’s resources to a dangerous extent. This project challenges the conventions engrained into today’s throwaway society. Heirloom grows with the user nurturing a strong emotional… Read more »

Duality – Intuitive Lighting

Duality – Intuitive Lighting Duality, an exploration of how light can be revealed from within a solid object. The aim was to create a pure representation of this idea through a simplistic form with intuitive user interaction. The rotation of the unit directly controls the intensity of the light. When the unit is open the… Read more »

Battery Chargers – Ring Automotive Ltd

According to the AA, a flat battery was the most common breakdown attended in 2008 with over 535,500 call outs. Ring Automotive asked HJC Design to develop a new range of battery chargers with a distinctive family identity, offering them a clear brand presence in a crowded market place. Ergonomic Design For the majority of… Read more »

Gaming Controller – FPS

FPS for Xbox 360 and PC is the most customisable, high performance gaming controller ever designed. The user-centered redesign offers professional and enthusiast gamers the competitive edge in first-person shooters, racing, sports, and action-adventure games. User Feedback Target user feedback from face-to-face interviews and online forum comments made it clear that enthusiast gamers demand a… Read more »

QI – HJC Design

Qi, pronounced ‘Chi’, is a unique and elegant self-heating disposable baby bottle, designed by HJC Design to provide a thoughtful and practical way to feed your baby on the go and on demand. By combining the convenience of ready-made formula with an integrated heating system Qi provides parents with the independence to maintain ritual feeding… Read more »

Powerhoop – HJC Design

Innertrak are Europe’s leading supplier and manufacturer of Powerhoop, a specialized fitness hoop, verified by Canada’s University of Waterloo Spine Biomechanics Laboratory, to reduce the waist size, tone, and improve core strength. Innertrak approached HJC Design, a UK based design consultancy, to develop a new innovative Powerhoop that would revolutionise the market. The brief was to develop… Read more »

Tech 500 – Bartec

Brief HJC Design were asked to develop a new range of automotive accessories that shared a common family DNA, with the Tech500SDE TPMS being the flagship product. Approach  Rugged product architecture was essential to protect the units throughout constant use. HJC’s designers focused on strong surface expression with TPE rubber overmoulded touch points for impact… Read more »