Salve is a horizontal dish rack that is suitable for small kitchen space and holds variety of dishes and bowls.
How can we eliminate the pile of dishes and bowls in the dish rack?
After looking through variety of kitchens, I found three common problems which are dish rack, pots and pans on the stove, and objects on the refrigerator.
Objects on the refrigerator
Pots and Pan on the stove
The main problem in the kitchen area is the dish rack. After washing the dishes, it’s hard to stack the dishes in the dish rack because of a variety of shapes and volumes.
Layout of kitchen counter tops
Diagram of dish rack
The initial concept of this idea was holding plates, bowls, and cups with stands that can be folded 90 degrees. The concept developed further as a vertical dish rack.
With Solidworks, studied how the stands would like with certain materials such as wood, plastics, wire, and metal. Also, constructed a model of the dish rack to study the cut-out grooves and the stands.
Dish rack Frame
Changed the orientation from vertical to horizontal. Started with a model of how it can potentially look like and 1:1 scale MDF model to see the scale and proportion.