You’ve submitted your design, you’ve seen your prototype and… there’s something not quite right. Maybe a curve is deeper than expected, there’s a ridge or dimple where there shouldn’t be. Perhaps it just doesn’t feel the way you expected it to. But it’s a simple fix, right?
Designing a new product is as easy as having a great idea, right? Not right. There is a lot that goes into designing, developing, manufacturing, marketing and selling a new product. Millions of products have failed, and chances are that all of them had at least one of the below mistakes in common. Save your product – and business – from an...
We expect a lot from our products, especially our electronic products. Think about it: cellphones, wearables, medical devices — for some reason we think they should still work after being immersed in liquid, left outdoors in freezing temperatures or dropped on concrete from a standing position.
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The product design and development process is a fascinating one, marrying creativity with the disciplines of math, science, engineering and marketing. Transforming an idea into a marketable product doesn’t just happen.
When you’re on the hunt for a product design firm it’s essential to understand the scope of the project. What exactly are you trying to accomplish?
Want a simple way to potentially save on production costs?
Take a look at your tolerances.
Product development can be an arduous process, with more twists and turns than San Francisco's famed Lombard Street.
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