Decker: Multi-purpose Grill Station

Industrial Design

Decker - Multi-purpose Grill Station

Amplifying Culinary Experiences: A Smokeless Portable Grill for Cooking Delight!

In the realm of modern kitchen innovation, Decker stands as a testament to the fusion of functionality, sustainability, and convenience. Crafted as a multilayered kitchen marvel, it seamlessly integrates a stove, a convection oven, and a grill to address the culinary needs of busy young professionals navigating the fast-paced currents of urban life. The driving force behind Decker is the vision to provide a versatile, eco-friendly, and portable kitchen appliance that effortlessly transitions between indoor and outdoor cooking realms.
Catering to the dynamic lifestyle of young professionals, Decker becomes a culinary companion, offering swift cooking solutions without compromising the authentic sensation of outdoor grilling. Its three-in-one design ensures a diverse range of cooking possibilities, from quick heating to grilling, and the convection oven functionality opens up a world of baking and roasting. The appliance operates solely on electricity, making a conscious departure from traditional fossil fuels like coal. This not only aligns with the contemporary ethos of sustainability but also positions Decker as an eco-conscious choice for conscious consumers.

One of the distinctive features of Decker is its ability to create a smoke-free cooking environment. This innovation not only contributes to a healthier cooking experience but also makes it a perfect fit for urban kitchens and balconies, where conventional grilling might be impractical or restricted. The absence of smoke not only enhances the safety of indoor use but also resonates with the broader trend of clean living.

A Strategic Journey into Unconventional Insights

Experience the future of grilling with Decker, our innovative smart smokeless grill designed to elevate your culinary adventures. Behind the sleek and modern exterior lies a culmination of extensive research and meticulous design considerations aimed at redefining the art of grilling.
In our quest to create the ultimate grilling experience, we delved deep into the world of grilling methods, skewering techniques, and cooking traditions across diverse cultures. By understanding the nuanced ways in which different people approach grilling and the impact it has on flavor profiles, we were able to craft a grill that caters to a wide range of culinary preferences.

But our research didn't stop there. We also explored the digital realm, examining the role of technology in enhancing the grilling experience. From studying companion apps that pair seamlessly with the grill to analyzing user interfaces and other digital components, we ensured that Decker is not just a grill, but a sophisticated culinary tool that brings together the best of tradition and innovation.

Tailored Solutions for Modern Cooking Challenges

At Analogy, our approach is rooted in understanding user needs through observational research and qualitative inquiries. This allowed us to deviate from conventional norms, addressing key issues faced in traditional cooking methods. Our innovative solutions aim to provide a tailored cooking experience that caters to diverse dietary preferences and simplifies the cooking process.
The Meat/Veggie Divider is the solution to creating a versatile cooking environment that respects diverse dietary choices. In response to the challenge of cross-contamination between meat and vegetables in conventional kitchen appliances, this feature allows users to cook these ingredients separately. By eliminating the risk of mixing and ensuring a contamination-free cooking experience, the Meat/Veggie Divider not only caters to specific dietary preferences but also elevates overall cooking hygiene.

Addressing another common predicament in traditional cooking, our innovative Top Glass Lid introduces a heat-resistant shot glass lid that effectively retains heat, keeping food warm and moist until it's ready to be served. Seamlessly integrated with a smart app, this feature empowers users to maintain a consistent temperature, providing optimal control over their cooking experience.
Recognising the aftermath of cooking as another common concern, particularly dealing with messy fat and oil residue, our Residue Tray serves as a detachable solution that streamlines the cleaning process. By collecting and isolating the gunk, this design ensures easy disposal without the need to handle it within the device, enhancing cleanliness and simplifying maintenance for a hassle-free cooking experience.

In essence, our trio of innovative solutions—Meat/Veggie Divider, Top Glass Lid, and Residue Tray—harmoniously work together to create a cohesive and transformative cooking experience.

Unparalleled in Versatility and Design

Decker stands as a revolutionary multipurpose grill station, meticulously crafted to redefine outdoor cooking experiences. It transcends the conventional boundaries of seasonal appliances, offering a versatile solution designed for everyday use.
Comprising a traditional electric stove, a convection oven, and a grill top, the Triple Decker feature ensures a comprehensive approach to cooking, catering to various culinary needs with unparalleled efficiency.

One of Decker's standout features is its Smart Docking system, where the convection oven and grill seamlessly dock onto the hot plate stove through precision contact points. This innovative design not only eliminates visual clutter but also ensures an intuitive user experience, providing easy access to all features and key areas. The Smart Docking feature enhances the appliance's adaptability, allowing users to effortlessly transition between different cooking modes.

Efficient heat distribution is a hallmark of Decker's design, strategically placing two electric heating coils for the hot plate stove and the grill. This configuration creates a top down heat flow, mirroring the principles of a wood-fire oven, resulting in even and efficient cooking. The thoughtful placement of these elements guarantees that every dish is cooked to perfection, meeting the high standards of grilling enthusiasts.

Decker introduces another innovative element with its Magnetic Skewers, a feature located on the back base of the grill. This magnetic base securely holds any metal skewer in place, facilitating easy rolling and grilling of meat or veggies. This addition not only enhances the practicality of the grill but also adds a touch of ingenuity to the cooking process.

The Stackable and Modular design further sets Decker apart in the market. With contact points connecting each appliance, power is efficiently transmitted to individual coils independently. This not only ensures optimal energy use but also allows the appliance to adapt to various cooking scenarios. The Smart Docking feature facilitates easy assembly and disassembly, transforming Decker into a customisable cooking solution that caters to diverse culinary preferences.

In essence, Decker emerges as a multifaceted culinary powerhouse, seamlessly blending innovation, efficiency, and adaptability to create a dynamic cooking haven for enthusiasts seeking a superior outdoor cooking experience.

Familiar Interactions with Product Innovation

Our focus on user interaction led us to craft a clear and functional user interface (UI) that dynamically presents options as functionalities are selected. We designed a digital control interface for the appliance, eliminating physical buttons without compromising on functionality.
This intelligent interface seamlessly integrates various options based on the appliance's functionality, ensuring a sophisticated and user-friendly experience. Whether in oven or grill mode, the control interface adapts, displaying only the relevant functionalities and eliminating visual clutter for the user.

The high-definition OLED display, featuring touch sensitivity and multi-touch capabilities, provides a tactile experience with haptic feedback for each selected option. With three distinct functional elements—stove, grill, and oven—the mapped-out options for each use case eliminate the need for users to navigate through unnecessary visual elements, creating a streamlined and intuitive Dynamic UI.

Skewering with Skeumorphic Elements

Inspired by Skeumorphic elements found in traditional physical appliances, our UI design aims to instill a sense of familiarity while embracing a modern and minimalistic approach.
By incorporating these familiar elements, we not only enhance the user experience but also bridge the gap between the comfort of the known and the efficiency of the cutting-edge. This careful blend of innovation and familiarity results in a user interface that is both intuitive and aesthetically pleasing, redefining the way users interact with and control their cooking appliances.

Pioneering Precision with CAD

In the process of translating our innovative design into a tangible reality, our approach to computer-aided design (CAD) played a pivotal role in bringing precision and functionality to the forefront. Leveraging CAD tools, we transformed conceptual ideas into detailed, three-dimensional models, ensuring a seamless integration of form and function.
Each element, from the high-definition OLED display to the smart docking system, was intricately modeled to capture every subtle interaction. The dynamic UI was carefully visualized in the CAD environment, ensuring that all interactions remain smooth and intuitive for users.

The creative journey within the CAD environment allowed us to iterate and perfect the design, addressing every nuance of Decker's functionality. From refining the contours of the appliance to optimizing the placement of components, the CAD process served as a virtual canvas where innovation and attention to detail converged. Ultimately, our CAD design wasn't just about technical precision; it was a holistic approach that fused technical expertise with creative ingenuity.

Decker's Culinary Revolution: Transformative Impact on Cooking Experiences and User Interaction

Decker, with its innovative design and thoughtful integration of cutting-edge features, has left an indelible impact on the culinary landscape. Its multifunctional capabilities, seamlessly combining a stove, grill, and oven, revolutionizes the way users approach cooking. The impact of Decker extends beyond functionality to aesthetics.
The Meat/Veggie Divider, addressing cross-contamination concerns, has not only catered to specific dietary preferences but elevated overall cooking hygiene, providing a solution that resonates with health-conscious users.

The digital control interface, meticulously designed without physical buttons, has redefined user interaction, offering a sophisticated and intuitive experience. The dynamic UI, adaptively presenting options based on functionalities, has streamlined the cooking process, eliminating visual clutter and enhancing user convenience.


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  • UI/UX Design





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