Posts tagged product design
The Reality of Innovation

Many, if not all, of our clients are looking for the “next big thing” in their industry. Ideation and brainstorming activities are usually a good starting point in trying to discover them. These creative gatherings are usually focused on generating new concepts and provoking thoughts that are untethered by any type of constraints. It is fun and exciting to think up new ideas if we ignore how they might actually work or be produced. Phrases like “thinking outside the box”, and “blue sky thinking” mean that there are no limitations and all solutions are possible.

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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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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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