There are times when digging with small garden tools, just does not allow for the leverage that one needs. This set of redesigned tools allow the user to increase downward leverage.
Using sketching as a means of ideation, the handle of the tools took an upright form. Understanding that power grips allow us better leverage, this idea took shape.
Utilizing foam to create prototype models for an understanding of the appropriate angle for leverage.
The final design for the gardening tools are an upright handle design giving users a power grip. The tool and use the full force of their body to dig into the ground.