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SLIP ON

Snow gloves


  Health and Wellness
  Spring 2019
  14 WK Project

GLOVES FOR

THE EXTREME USERS

Inspired by shredders that have hand/arm impairments.

Find the powder with these insulated, waterproof Ottertex® gloves that are innovatively easy to put on, extremely warm, and has the ability to smoothly switch from mitt to fingertip.

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2. Difficult to put on

When wet, gloves are

very difficult to put on.

CURRENT GLOVE PROBLEMS

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1. Easy to lose

When the glove is off. It can be hard to manage.

   Lose it in the snow
   Forget it at the lodge

   Drop it off the chair lift

3. Pockets

The user is almost always forced to take off their glove to use their phone, zipper or wallet.

DROPPING IN

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1. What if the glove could

be easily attached at the hip?

2. How can the glove pattern assist with putting it on?

3. How can the user access 

their fingertips quickly and easily?

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Ottertex Canvas Exterior                    Anti Bacterial Non-slip Grip to bite

PROTOTYPING: PUTTING ON

Synthetic leather for padding and longevity

Slip-Not Grip®

Ottertex® Canvas

PrimaLoft® Insulated

Snap-to magnetic buckles attached to anti-bacterial bite sections

TAKING OFF

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Honorable mention:

These sew-on magnetic buckles were designed and printed specifically for this project. However, they are based off of Fidlock technology.

A NEW

APPROACH

Keep track of your glove by securing it at your hip. 

Get to your phone and pass quicker.

Bite and pull to make it tighter.

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Use the connection to the pants as a means of putting your hand in.

Simply pull away from your body to detach.

SO...

WHAT'S NEXT?

YOU TELL ME

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