Design that makes a difference doesn’t need to be “big”.
Anyone who’s stepped a foot into KISKA knows that we’re a 250-strong collection of very unique individuals. However, we all have one thing in common: when one of our own asks for help, we pull out all of the stops to make life better. So, when Petra, our business development specialist, put out a call for help updating the design of her baby nephew’s moulding therapy helmet we were all over it.
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“I thought to myself ‘we can do better’ and the team really did.”
Little ones’ heads are rather soft, so sometimes they’re fitted with helmets to get things back into shape. Doing this when they’re babies can prevent other issues from arising as they grow older. Petra’s nephew was scheduled to wear his for about four months. Though the helmet was functional, it wasn’t great looking.
If anyone had the skills to take this on it was Christian. As a senior product designer (and father) he’s used to focusing on the stylistic details that make for unique designs. Once briefed by Petra, he set to work, creating a design inspired by the little guy’s favourite NBA team. Well, his dad’s favourite: the Boston Celtics.
“I knew the team here would do a great job, but I had no idea how fantastic the final product would be. Though my nephew doesn’t understand how cool this experience was, I am sure when he’s older he’ll get the picture.”
Working with our colour, trim and graphics designers, the design was realised with sticker creation and finding just the right shade of green paint. To say that the final product was pretty adorable is an understatement.