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First Strike: Pepper Spray

First-Strike: pepper spray

Spring 2015


A new take on personal defense by utilizing a more comfortable aiming and firing mechanism while providing a modern, streamlined profile.

The objective for this term studio project was to apply a streamlined aesthetic to a current product and create a streamlined era based advertisement poster.


Mood Board


I took a lot of inspiration from the 30’s and 40’s, specifically from the slow curves on automobile wheel wells as well as the “build up” of material found on many of the appliances of that day and age.




Study Models


I had multiple people try out the various shapes and sizes of foam prototypes in order to verify the most comfortable size as well as the trigger mechanism.


Final Design


How It Works