I’m Franklin Gaw and I’m an industrial design student at Carnegie Mellon University.
I recently got back from studying abroad at Design Academy Eindhoven in the Netherlands and am currently finishing my third year in Pittsburgh.
During summer 2011, I worked as an industrial design intern in Cincinnati, OH at Procter and Gamble (P&G).
Currently, I will be working in San Francisco as a Mobile/UX Design Intern at Samsung for summer 2012.
Fusefones are a line of intelligient headphones are designed for sharing. With built in memory within the headphones, they become your music genius by scanning your music, saving song info from your friend’s library’s, and even logging your music tastes.
In terms of the form, I was really inspired by classic knob shapes and it’s simplicity to communi- cate function and feature. I explored color and its contrast within synthetic and organic materials within designed objects as a means of calling out features.