Week 5 — 5.1 Concept Testing

Refined problem statement: “In what way might I utilize a reflective mirror outside of my window to increase the levels of natural light in my room?”

list of needs.

Must be sturdy
Must be waterproof!
Easy to remove!
Adaptable to surroundings
 Must not consume electricity!
 Must be reasonably priced
 Must not block outside view
 Must not create blinding glare inside room
 Safety -- Must not get hot due to sunlight
   No parts should degrade /fail due to exposure to sunshine
   No any sharp edges


  1. The concept I’m pursuing is my original concept here, except for the holes:
  2. I showed my concepts to my husband, who shares the space in question with me. He agreed that the current iteration works the best.