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Henry Boy

Henry Boy

I am fascinated with creating products that deliver a superior function, whilst being unobtrusive to the user. I am driven by the power of not knowing and the believe that good design goes unnoticed, is intuitive and enjoyable.

The Four Essential Pillars for Design Excellence

The four essential pillars encompass human-centric design approach and the understanding of full-bodied, three dimensional physical interaction of user, product and environment. The projects generate innovative solutions using research-driven, evidence-based designs which focus on the user experience.

Enhancement of Human Lifestyle

Human-Interaction & User-Centric Design

Ergonomics & Human Factors Design

Sustainability & Social Responsibility

Vagaboard - Enhancing Micromobility

Project Statement

Worldwide, 60% of all vehicle trips are less than 8 kilometers and could benefit from a micromobility solution. As urban areas are growing, solutions are needed to reduce urban congestion and pollution. To transition into a sustainable future short-distance mobility must be reimagined to work in conjunction with traditional forms of transportation and offer instant, safe, and sustainable mobility. Vagaboard is designed to provide the user the function of micromobility when desired and to be unobtrusive when not. Its folding mechanism allows the design to be packaged into 27 liters of volume, which allows it to fit into any medium sized backpack. It is a user-centric solution that enhances micromobility, bridging the gap between short distance travel and other forms transportation.

Thesis Summary Motion Presentation

Vagaboard: Enhancing Micromobility

This video highlights some of the Vagaboard's main features.

3D Design Development & Modeling

CAD Modeling Video

Vagaboard CAD Modeling Video

CAD Assembly Animation.

Physical Model Video

Vagaboard Physical Model Video

The process of creating a 1:1 scale 3D printed prototype of the Vagaboard.

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