J Gabe Rustia
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Poly.

 
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Brief: Design a mouse.

I took liberties in going against the usual ergonomic mouse designs and aimed for a more sculptural aesthetic to challenge my process.

16 hour project, 2019.

 
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The form language was inspired by low poly 3D print models and the F-117 Nighthawk.

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Instead of a scroll wheel, I opted for a triangular gesture pad between the left and right click buttons. Also, the intersection point is the LED indicator for power.

Instead of a scroll wheel, I opted for a triangular gesture pad between the left and right click buttons. Also, the intersection point is the LED indicator for power.

 
I originally put an external plug-in for USB-C in the design, but decided it was better to celebrate the surfacing and remove that port.

I originally put an external plug-in for USB-C in the design, but decided it was better to celebrate the surfacing and remove that port.

The angles accentuate the variety of values possible with a single finish.

The angles accentuate the variety of values possible with a single finish.

 
 
Wrapping it up with packaging. I re-used the vector art underlay that I used as a CAD reference onto the package exterior.

Wrapping it up with packaging. I re-used the vector art underlay that I used as a CAD reference onto the package exterior.

 
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THANK YOU.