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Latest News on Industrial Designers

The industrial designer is responsible for the design of manufactured products, such as cars, home appliances, or toys. He must work closely with engineers and manufacturers to ensure that their designs can be produced efficiently and effectively. Industrial designers...

Great 7 Phases of Product Life-Cycle Design

No Designer or Product Manager will forget the end customer using the product for its main function. But providing added value to all actors in the product chain + in the product life-cycle is a great way to promote...

The Ultimate Design Review Checklist

Do not close any Design Phase without this. This extensive design review checklist is to be used at the end of the design phase of any product, to avoid potentially basic or stupid mistakes that may later be very...

Design Against Steal and Diverted Uses in 10 Tips

While designers and marketers may want their new product to be as versatile as possible -increase applications and therefore market-, there are cases where this does not add value to the end-user, thus design against stealing should be considered.Design...

Best 9 Wikipedia Articles for Product Design

Designers and engineers can find a wealth of information on Wikipedia to help with their product design and innovation efforts. Complementary to innovation.world, these 8 Wikipedia articles provide comprehensive, accurate, and up-to-date information on a wide range of skills...

Jack Of All Trades: Versatility in Product Design ?

Versatility in Product Design is risky: by trying to combine too many features, the risk is to obtain either a complicated product, fragile, costly or reaching none of the intended users or market.jack of all trades, master of none...

10 Tips to Design with Magnets

An extensive review of tips and examples to use when designing a new product with magnets and make use of all their properties without their drawbacks. Other alternatives to magnets will also be listed.Magnet Design Benefitsexample of a speed...

90 Mechanical Principles to Get Savvy Design Solutions

Ralph Steiner's Mechanical Principles movie from 1930 is a brilliant way to get a fresh (!) reminder to your school time to get ideas to solve in an efficient way modern motion transmission or transformation.Ready to be used as...

3 Great Benefits of Color Coding in Product Design

Product designers and marketers can use color coding for 3 reasons: to convey a message, to convey a feeling, or to easily distinguish between elements. As such this design trick should be used as frequently as possible in any...

Great 10 Logo Design Tips You Will Use

A great video from Aaron Draplin & LinkedIn Learning about logo design, and the necessary ideas and concepts research. Many tips given are also applicable to any creative process and Product Design and ideation.The Design Logo Expert VideoAaron is...

Plastics Design Tricks Collection

No plastics design theory, just plenty of illustrated examples of the most common plastic design features achievable with injection molding. Where designed for plastic injection becomes real.This collection is intended to grow over time-suggest your ideas, comments & pictures-Plastic...

Next Product Evolution – 5 Best Tips How To

So your product is out, top-notch, and well-established so is the brand? And now what? Now comes the time for Product Evolutions to stay ahead on top of the wave. Diversity & variants are one of the next ways...
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Latest Urban Ecology News

Urban ecology studies how human settlements interact with their surrounding ecosystems. It encompasses a...

The Ultimate Design Review Checklist

Do not close any Design Phase without this. This extensive design review checklist is...

How Are Plastic Bottles Made

Due to their performance yet cheap price, plastic bottles are the highest volume of...

Less Is More. Why You Want To Design Simple

"Complexity is your enemy. Any fool can make something complicated. It is hard to...

20 Best Tips to Design for Cleanability

In some industries, Design for Cleanability is just a must (food, medical), in all...

The 14 Lean Principles of The Toyota Way

To resume many of the lean principles of a company or attitude, one book...