This thesis explores solutions to the problem young adults face when relocating on a budget. The target age range of 20 to 30 year-olds face multiple hurdles when it comes to their nomadic existence. On average this age group relocates once per year; they are a consumerist population often defining themselves by their possessions; and are often under tight budget constraints. Since nomadic cultures to the current day, relocation has allowed individuals access to better things and the essentials of life. The difference being that nomadic cultures had fewer possessions which were designed for easy packing and carrying, where as current young professionals have far more possessions, most of which are designed for a sedentary lifestyle. The goal of the thesis is to create a design solution which makes moving faster, less complicated, more affordable, stylish and appealing to young adults.

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Furniture design; Storage in the home--Design; Modularity (Engineering); Moving, Household

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School of Design (CIAS)


Frear, Lorrie


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