Monthly Archives February 2021

Four Tips for Designing Medical Devices with Safety in Mind

Creating medical devices can be a complex challenge with all the regulations and safety standards from federal agencies that need to be followed, as well as with the additional requirement for the product to be truly safe to use for any potential users. The FDA has a very strict process for the certification of medical devices to ensure the safety of the products, and the entire design and making process must be to their strict specifications. If companies do not adhere to the FDA’s specifications, they could find that the entire design and making process of medical devices could be
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Categories: Medical Product Design.

Five Common Product Design Mistakes to Avoid

Do you have a product idea that could change the world or industry? Then you will want it to be the absolute best. Here are the top mistakes that people make during product designing and development, and how you can avoid them. 1.  Creating Unbalanced Products No matter the product, from small solutions to large-scale ones, there are three key factors that need to be considered: aesthetics, performance, and cost. The best products understand the right balance between all three. Products that ultimately fail usually disregard one of these factors. The product may work great and be cost-effective, but it
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Categories: Product Design.

Industrial Design Today Part 2

This second article of the series will focus on the design considerations that industrial designers are faced with, and on the design development process. Today’s industrial designers are involved in diverse disciplines that include: Product design (Aesthetics) Product branding (Identity) Engineering Product strategy Human factors Traditional skills in product design include a strong background in aesthetics, visual balance, proportion and color. These are tools to be applied to express the functionality of the product and unify the elements that go into its appearance, construction and operation. Skills in sketching and modelmaking allow for an examination of the concepts and are
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