Levoit Humidifier + App 

Good, Better, Best

Group Project

Project Timeline:

15 weeks (Jan 25 - May 4, 2021)

Deliverables:

Clickable Prototype (2 versions)

Process & Research Report 

Process Video 

PUI Study

 

Team:

Kate Roethler (Industrial Design, Research, CMF)

Alyssa Auw (UX Design & Video)

Investigate the relationship between home appliances and user interface to improve a product that is long-lasting and harmonious with its environment and the user journey. 

Levoit's portfolio of air purifiers is their award-winning showcase as a company, while their humidifiers do not exemplify the same attention to detail. With increasing consumer attention towards environmental sustainability and a focus on wellness, there is a need for a well-designed humidifier to promote immune support in the home. To parallel Levoit's current rebranding of their digital spaces, we propose the same happen to their less-awarded category of air treatment products, humidifiers.

Preliminary Research

Market research and benchmarking was documented through Miro. Research included identifying user groups, common uses, health benefits, competitor analysis, process analysis, 2-axis mapping, and user journey mapping. 

Read our final research package here.

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The "Better" 

To match the colorful CMF and translucency of the physical product, the UI design for the "better" version of the app was visually inspired by glassmorphism styling. 

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The "Best" 

To match the friendly yet sophisticated character of the physical product, the UI design for the "better" version of the app was visually inspired by neumorphism styling. 

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