Illustrations by Jodi Nishijima.

Project duration: 20 weeks.

Concept development, sketching, story-boarding, research, CAD modelling, rendering, physical prototyping, sewing, package design.

Simple Period is a health care product for women. It uses menstrual blood to identify diseases such as endometriosis and cervical cancer using microfluidic technology. It is an affordable, convenient, and accessible way to test yourself monthly in the privacy of your home.

The goal of this project is to: 

Provide access to affordable, convenient and comfortable healthcare for women in their homes and communities. 
 

Promote the well-being of women and their families across the globe. 

 

Empower women through education, giving them control over their health.

Physical prototypes: Device is 3D-printed, bag is linen, package is printed paper over cardstock, towel tags are printed fabric, sink is MDF and faucet is 20lbs foam.