inspired by some of our favorite winners from the Industrial Design
Excellence Awards (IDEA) of 2017. See how these designers gathered
essential information, iterated potential solutions and ultimately
produced working prototypes. Making a great idea come to life...
by Angela Black | Feb 9, 2018 | Materials, Product Design, Tech News
we look at the nature of color transmission and absorption. Why is this
important for new product design and development? Understanding how
light interacts with a surface will help you to fine tune your product’s
look to achieve exactly the effect you want....
by Angela Black | Oct 30, 2017 | Additive Manufacturing
metal printing can help you to create “impossible” designs that are
lightweight, strong and ideal for demanding applications in aerospace,
automotive, medical and more. But to get the most from metal 3D printing
technology it’s critical that you...
How many colors are there? Most people can see more than ten million
distinct colors, hues, shades and tints. That’s a large palette to
choose from. In order to get the most benefit from using color in
product design, we’ll first explain color...
by Angela Black | Sep 11, 2017 | Inspection, Measuring and Testing Equipment, Process Control, Product Design, Quality Control, Inspection and Testing, STEM, Tech News
Aided Design (CAD) software is now the default tool for drawing
perfectly rendered objects on a computer screen, which are then
transferred to a manufacturer to make the actual part. But there’s a
danger in thinking that anything that can be designed...