Nymble: Cooking Assistant

Industrial Design


Structuring Everyday Innovation: A Journey of a Cooking Robot brought to Life

At Analogy, we embarked on an expansive futuristic project to catapult Nymble's Cooking Robot to new standards within the market. The Cooking Robot stands as the epitome of an automated kitchen mastery.
A mere few minutes of preparation and loading yield a nutritious and flavorful creation, all achieved without the necessity of hands-on cooking. Imagine the indulgence of a gourmet, homemade meal without the extensive time investment typically associated with kitchen.

Our goal was to captivate and mesmerise, presenting this culinary marvel through animations. The culmination of our efforts resulted in a captivating video that delves profoundly into the intricacies of the product's exterior, elucidating the subtle nuances of materials that contribute to both its operational excellence and visual allure.

This visual narrative extends beyond mere presentation; it serves as an homage to the seamless union of technology and design, encapsulating the very essence of Nymble's Cooking Robot. As each frame unfolds, it invites the viewer to witness not just a product but a paradigm shift in the realm of everyday cooking.

Strategic Product Architecture

The project began with a deep dive aimed to discern market trends and identify approaches that effectively showcased products. Using these insights into what resonates with audiences, comprehensive product plan was formulated.
This plan laid the foundation for the entire project, shaping our creative direction and setting the stage for an immersive visual experience. The centrepiece of our visualisation strategy was the creation of eight mid-shots capturing the entirety of the Cooking Robot. These shots, carefully curated to highlight the product's design and functionality, included two stills—a side-angle perspective providing a broad view and a 45-degree angle infusing depth and dimension.

Material and Detail-mapping

We transitioned into a comprehensive material-mapping process. Every single part of the cooking robot underwent detailed consideration, with materials meticulously chosen to convey both aesthetic appeal and functional authenticity.
This granular approach aimed not only to capture the visual nuances of each component but also to resonate with the target audience by emphasising the premium quality and innovative design inherent in Nymble.

In an approach to the Nymble project, a series of test renders were conducted that served as a pivotal stage in refining the visuals. The visualisation journey began with fundamental clay renders, a simplistic yet essential step to decipher optimal angles for showcasing Nymble's Cooking Robot. This initial phase laid the groundwork, providing a preliminary understanding of the product's visual dynamics.

Lighting played a crucial role in the refinement process. Each test render was an exploration of how different lighting setups could enhance the overall visual impact. The goal was not just to illuminate the product but to create an immersive atmosphere that highlighted its features and functionality, in its environment.

This iterative nature of our approach was deliberate, helping us to progressively fine-tune every aspect of the visual representation. Each test render wasn't merely a technical exercise; it was a strategic move to promote, sell, and visually articulate the essence of Nymble's innovative Cooking Robot.

Refined Design Integration

Nymble's Cooking Robot represent a meticulous journey, blending design, marketing, and an immersive consumer experience. They go beyond a fictional product demonstration, offering a futuristic mesh of design aesthetics and practicality.
Crafted as a narrative, the animations invite viewers into Nymble's world, starting with a glimpse into the Cooking Robot's exterior intricacies. Our approach to finalizing the video for this cooking robot was methodical and iterative. We began with simple clay renders, exploring angles and initial visual dynamics. Transitioning to material mapping, we detailed every component, emphasizing visuals, quality, and innovation.

The iterative journey, marked by clay renders, material mapping, and advanced lighting techniques, has not only elevated the visual representation of the product but has also contributed to the broader discourse on how industrial design can seamlessly integrate with technological innovation.

The consumer experience isn't just observational; it's participatory. Viewers virtually interact with the Cooking Robot, aided by lifelike food representations, fostering a sensory connection and envisioning seamless integration into their culinary routine.

Enhancing Culinary Capabilities

Exploring Nymble's subsystems brought its capabilities to life. The design of the Spice Rack emphasised pod rotation's practicality. The Macro Containers and the Dispensers' efficiency handling components enhanced operations. The Pan & Cooktop stirring mechanism, elevated and enhanced the cooking techniques.
Multiple test renders were carried out to perfect this, with each render refining different aspects of the visuals. Each iteration was a crucial step towards striking the ideal balance between realism and visual appeal, culminating in a cohesive and immersive visual experience.

Venturing into the specifics of each subsystem, the aim was to bring Nymble’s functions to life seamlessly:

Spice Rack: The render highlighted the spice pods' seamless functionality and rotation within the rack, underscoring its practicality and user experience.

Macro Containers: The video illustrated the macro containers' role in enhancing the Cooking Robot's operations, emphasising their seamless integration.

Water & Oil Dispensers: Rendered visuals showcased the dispensers' placement and operation, emphasising the device's efficiency in handling cooking components.

Camera: The animation portrayed the camera's perspective, highlighting its contribution to monitoring food preparation and enhancing user interaction.

Pan with Stirring Mechanism & Induction Cooktop: The video highlighted the pan's stirring mechanism and induction cooktop, showcasing the Cooking Robot's ability to elevate cooking techniques.

The Multifaceted Impact of Nymble's Capabilities

The impact of the Nymble project reverberates across the domains of design, marketing, and consumer engagement. From a design perspective, the project has set a new standard for showcasing innovative kitchen technology, emphasising meticulous attention to detail and material authenticity.


  • Industrial Design
  • Creative Direction
  • Product Visualisation
  • Graphic Design





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