The base would be made out of a nice wood, or a coloured metal.
the spiral would be made out of stiff metal tubing.
Although the end product is a conventional purse shape, it is made interesting with the skeleton like ribs on the side, and the ribbon to ensure that coins do not fall out. Also, it is interesting as it is see through.
The material is a thin polypropylene so that it is easy to fold in the gaps and so that the material is not too sharp and can fit nicely in the pocket. Also it is not too brittle to snap.
The product I designed was extra large barbecue tongs with a beer opener at the end of the handle which could double as a hook to hang the tongs. The Product was designed with user comfort and ergonomics in mind. The handle has a slight curve for the hand to rest comfortably, and a grip for the thumb to rest on. There were no obvious groves so that the tongs would be used for males of all hand size.
The target market I had in mind when I designed these tongs, were: males in their early 30’s with a steady income from a mediocre job with a recent family. I envisioned the target market to be quite bored during the weekends, so that the weekend bbq with friends would be one thing that they would really look forward to. The product for them would be a form of control, a manly element. With this in mind, I made the product very structured and did not add in too many free flowing lines. I took the inspiration for the handle from a car. As this was something I envisioned the target market to be interested in still as they were still young although they had a family. The lining and detailing shows give the feeling of precision and speed that enforces the car image.The pleasure analysis would be as follows: