Pixio Slate

 

Portable Display  2019

Freelance work for Pixio, the gaming monitor company. Delivered final design concept PRD after four presentations with the client.

Goal of the project was to explore various design gestures within SKD parts and manufacturing constraints. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bezel Architectures

From thin to equal bezels based on the dimensions of SKD display with its ribbon connector

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Profile Gestures

Three different profile gestures with edge tweaks to make a high-level design direction

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Refinement & Parting lines

Refined curvatures and parting lines of a front bezel and a back panel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Details & I/O Layouts

Exploration of chin treatments to find best visual proportion, and then layouts of LED status light, buttons, and USB port based on the PCB placement

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CMF

Creating cloudy reflective finish by applying dark chrome electroplating on back side of panel and fine bead blasted finish on the outer surface. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cover Stand

Detachable cover that protects screen, and also can be folded into a stand to prop the device up in horizontal or vertical orientation.

 

 

 

Strong magnets are strategically deployed in the cover and the device that allows to adjust angles 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cover stand almost disappears on both orientations