Happy Meal Toy Design Challenge
Your team will design two toys, one geared toward boys and one for girls, which you will present to executives in hopes of being chosen as the newest toy in the Happy Meals at McDonald's Restaurants. You will need to include a drawing of each toy and a paragraph explaining the features of each toy. With your designs, you will also need to include the materials with which your toys will be made. The drawings should demonstrate the size of the toy. You will use this information in a presentation to the executives of the McDonald's food chain. To prepare your presentation regarding your design, a great deal of research will need to be conducted. The research, data, and design considerations will be important as you present your proposal for the Happy Meal design.
Backpack Design Challenge
Your design team has one goal: to improve the utility, comfort and aesthetic of backpacks currently on the market. After collecting research, you will take some time to complete the ideation process. You should create a minimum of five sketches of your first suggestions related to design improvements. Next, you should prioritize your designs by selecting one for the creation of advanced sketches and in three separate views. These sketches will include dimensions, volume, zipper locations, logo design and placement, as well as colors and material selections. Many backpack users are looking forward to the unveiling of the new backbacks coming to market. The company is interested in the scope of your research, and the decisions that your team makes to ensure competitiveness in the market.