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Smoke Alarm Redesign

As a concept I redesigned a existing smoke alarm. All parts except for the electronics got a redesign. The new design is based on two themes that are combined, romantic and modern. After some research what people consider as romantic and modern I came up with the following redesign



Romantic and modern mood board
After some research I created a mood board to set the mood during the sketch and design proces.
Smoke alarm design sketches
A few quick (not beautiful but functional) sketches.
Smoke alarm hanging on ceiling at an angle
The smoke alarm is modulated and rendered in SolidWorks.
Smoke alarm top view
The smoke alarm cover makes use of the default test button location and LED indicator.
Smoke alarm inside view
To save costs on assembly all parts can be put together by snapping it in place with snap connections which eliminates the need of screws. To replace the battery he top cover is easy detachable with a smal magnet that keeps the top cover to the electronics cover.
Smoke alarm detailed inside view
All the plastic parts are designed in a way that is can be produced with a open close injection molding proces and eliminates the need of slides to reduce costs and complexity.