Vivian Chen


Industrial Designer

Fender Speaker





2018

‘18 Twin Reverb is a portable bluetooth speaker designed for Fender.

While inheriting the look of the Fender family, ‘18 Twin Reverb brings music identity to music enthusiasts in their everyday life.

The final model is a working prototype.

Industrial Design
Prototyping



Fender’s Design Language


Looking at Fender’s current products, Fender combines technical electrial components with natual materials. The most functional shape of the metal components are celebrated as they are



Form Exploration


Exploring shapes and elements that fit the brand, while creating interesting design moments



Sony XB-30 Disassembly


A study of an existing speaker’s structure and components. Understanding each part’s purpose and repurposing these audiocomponents

To scale speaker components drawn on vellum paper



Design Details


The “Fender-ness” is in every detail





Prototyping Process



*Fender Speaker is a student project and it is not affiliated with the brand


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