The Seven Deadly Sins of Product Design

A product’s design defines its functionality and also gives it life, beauty, and meaning. However, sometimes during the design process things go horribly wrong as if Satan himself had possessed the product. Here are the seven deadly sins of product design that should be avoided to keep your design from becoming a disaster of biblical proportions.

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Client Spotlight: Gamblit Gaming

Like many industries being challenged by new technologies and trends, the Gambling and Gaming segment is being disrupted. Gamblit Gaming is taking advantage of this opportunity by developing new and creative gaming systems designed to appeal to the next generation gamers. Gamblit Gaming has worked with Catalyst since 2003 to develop products that keep them ahead of the game.

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How to Choose the Right Rapid Tooling Partner

While some failures can lead to new discoveries and opportunities, “success challenged development” often only succeeds in consuming valuable time and budget. Errors caught early in the process such as during prototyping, can be quick and inexpensive to address. But, errors discovered further downstream are usually more challenging to remedy. And, time lost to errors deep in the development cycle is not only more difficult to recover, but also very costly. Obviously, the solution is to identify challenges early in the design process—often easier said than done.

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The Highs and Lows of 3D Printing

A prototyping technology that has been utilized in the Product Development field for years has become a hot topic.  Yes, 3D Printing, or Additive Manufacturing as some may like the more technical term, has come to the forefront as an increased capability not only for manufacturers and Product Development firms, but for individual designer, engineers, inventors and entrepreneurs.

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Technology Hits the Road: Running Gear Over the Last 30 Years

Much of the appeal of running lies in its inherent simplicity. You don’t need much more than a decent pair of shoes in order to head out the door and put sole to pavement, but over time, we get bored with that simplicity. As technology has grown into an increasingly integral part of our daily routines, it’s no surprise that it has found its way into our collection of must have workout tools. As incredible as the devices we have today are, it’s important to remember where it all started. 

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