UXAD - Spring 2019 

Delft, Netherlands

TU Delft Faculty of IDE

Industrial Design Masters

Crownstone is a company that produces smart plugs to create an automated home experience. In order to improve the current product and create a richer and more personal experience, a design team of the Technical University of Delft has set out a redesign with the focus on the user. 

Team Project: 

Paloma Esquivel

Jill D'Esteva

Tess van Derderp

Yancheng Yin

Let your home

take care of you

Bluetooth to Connect

The plugs connect with Bluetooth to an app for smart devices (like a smartphone). With the app, users are able to control the outlets in their home.

The Crownstone system improves your experience with your home by automating different aspects of home living, such as lighting management and power optimization.

LED Feedback

LED communicates that the mobile is combined with the in app experience.

Process

Overview

    Design Goals   

Usability

Testing

Design

Brief

Usability Analysis

Problem

Statement

Redesign

One

Ideation

User Test

Week 1

Week 1

Week 7

Final Brief

Week 14

Final

Design

Final Proposal

Conclusion

Evaluation

User Test

Recommendations

Week 20

Redesign Two

Evaluation

Refinement

Usability Testing

As a team we assessed the product from package to use, studying its use over the first few weeks of the first phase. 

Storyboard

Benefits

Origro can be folded as young as you can fold a piece of paper. The product grows with the child, and more complex creations are available. 

Coming home to Crownstone

Jan has just purchased a new home, outfitted with a Crownstone system. Here is the story of him navigating this experience. 

First time with Crownstone

Jan has just purchased a new home, outfitted with a Crownstone system. Here is the story of him navigating this experience. 

Away

Home

The plugs connect with Bluetooth to an app for smart devices (like a smartphone). With the app, users are able to control the outlets in their home.

Product

Features

The plugs connect with Bluetooth to an app for smart devices (like a smartphone). With the app, users are able to control the outlets in their home.

Manage your home

easily access your home power and room from your phone/mobile device

Set custom behaviors

Crownstone aims to improve your experience with your home

Power Habits

Crownstone aims to improve your experience with your home

Easy Setup

Crownstone aims to improve your experience with your home

Crownstone aims to improve your experience with your home

Add Others

Origro can be folded as young as you can fold a piece of paper. The product grows with the child, and more complex creations are available. 

Nightime mode.

Easy Reset

Origro can be folded as young as you can fold a piece of paper. The product grows with the child, and more complex creations are available.