Packaging Design

100% Compostable: Packaging Instacube Instacube had to be well-protected, but packaging costs had to be kept at bay. The box needed to come across as high-end and well-crafted, but eco-friendly at the same time. Instacube’s packaging is constructed of 100% compostable materials, including a molded pulp tray insert to keep Instacube nice and secure during shipping. […]

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Samsung Lumen

  Samsung Lumen Samsung presented the Lumen concept at CES 2014, showcasing the future of the connected home. Lumen utilizes your digital profiles to stream your favorite playlists, control ambient lighting, and make sure you’re off to work in time.     Quick-Turn Hack In order to get Lumen up and running by CES, we […]

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iPhone Game Controller

A Game Controller for the iPhone Era The design objective was to create a controller that could go head-to-head with the PS Vita (a device built from the ground up as a standalone controller.) The goal was to design a controller that could compete with best-in-class traditional controllers, and be driven by both the iPhone 4 and iPhone 5. […]

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Designer John Whaley

Human-Centered Hardware & Digital Designer John Whaley is an Industrial Designer and UX Researcher whose work has been featured in FastCo(Print), the New York Times (Print), Slate, TechCrunch TV, The LA Times (Print), Uncrate, Engadget, Mashable, Vogue (Print) and Forbes. John currently leads Industrial Design for Facebook’s Pathfinding Pillar at Building 8.     TechCrunch TV […]

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Kapture Audio

  A Modular, Wearable Audio Capture Device Two entrepreneurs with marketing backgrounds from the midwest needed help designing and branding their wearable audio capture device. Designer John Whaley drew inspiration for the hardware design from old time microphones. The logo followed suit, with the microphone grill carrying directly into the brand’s iconography. With a passion for modular design, […]

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Instacube

STREAM YOUR INSTAGRAM FEED Imagined, designed and branded by John Proksch-Whaley, Instacube was a dedicated IOT hardware platform for streaming Instagrams. Hardware buttons allowed users to enter specific usernames or hashtags (like ‘cats,’ for example), toggle through popular content, or simply stream their curated Instagram feed. A smashing success on Kickstarter, Instacube raised $623,000 in […]

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