Product Design

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IDEA Design Winners Show Product Development Story

IDEA Design Winners Show Product Development Story

Be 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...
The Story of the Blackest Color Ever Made

The Story of the Blackest Color Ever Made

Here 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....
The Top 7 Design Tips For 3D Metal Printing

The Top 7 Design Tips For 3D Metal Printing

3D 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...
Everything You Need to Know About Color

Everything You Need to Know About Color

­­ 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...
Understanding Accuracy, Precision and Tolerance To Improve Product Design

Understanding Accuracy, Precision and Tolerance To Improve Product Design

Computer 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...