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Manta razor

an exercise in redisigning an existing consumer product into a smaller, more compact unit.

a standard Philips Philishave electric razor was chosen for the process.

existing shell was removed, all internal components rearranged and the process of creating a new more compact body proceeded.

numerous design concepts were developed until the Manta razor design was chosen. it was the most compact and actually created a solid and functional product that was a pleasure to hold and behold.

solidworks 3D modeling then enabled the concept to be realised and developed.  using modern 3D printing tecniques, the shell was manufactured and made a reality.

hand finished and painted, the model achieved an excelent consumer industry standard look and functionality.