1. Paint it Red

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    Catch up on the latest happenings at studiored and read about the latest developments that interest us in the product design, UX/UI and engineering world.
  2. 5 Tips for Designing IoT Products for Millennials

    5 Tips for Designing IoT Products that Attract and Keep Millennial Consumers By Soyun Kim Millennials are a new type of consumer yet IoT products designed for millennials don’t always reflect this. In the past, the traditional consumer journey consisted of reading reviews and buying the product that most reflected what you, the consumer, wanted….

  3. Interview with Allen Wilson, Lead Product Designer @ StudioRed

    Allen Wilson has more than a decade’s experience working as an industrial designer/inventor, and holds nearly a dozen co-inventor patents.  We sat down with him to talk about where he got his start, where he gets his inspiration, and how he has addressed some of the top product design issues and cost challenges companies face…

  4. Interview with Soyun Kim, Senior Product Designer @ StudioRed

    We caught up with Soyun Kim to talk about her design process and to get her insights and advice on UX/UI,  product design and branding. What’s your product design process? Every project is different, each has its own personality so it’s important to tailor the process to the project.  However, in general, most of our…

  5. Surecall Recognized in Inc.5000

    Our lead designer turned these drab wireless boosters into user friendly consumer electronics and Surecall is now turning heads. They’re now Inc.5000, and good design has a lot to do with that. Aside from simplifying the complex UX of previous Surecall products, Allen’s main goal when designing the window-mounted EZ-4G booster was to bring a touch…

  6. GE CARESCAPE Case Study

    Read through this blog post to discover a few of the interesting steps taken to create this great product.  You’ll even get a peek into the down and dirty mock-ups and see how we poured water over our prototypes to test for water ingress all while allowing heat to flow through and escape the product using…

  7. Traditional Materials

    What Led Us Back to Using Natural and Traditional Materials in Product Design? As designers we’re always looking for inspiration… or rather, we see inspiration wherever we look. An interesting avenue of inspiration where I often tread is that of Natural or Traditional Materials used in product design. It fascinates me when designers use unique…

  8. Best of Breeds: Expert’s Guide to the Top Smart Home Devices 2017

    I reached out to a friend and expert in the field Mike Yurochko  CEO & Co-Founder of Stringify, www.stringify.com,and smart home integration application, with this question: “If you had the chance (and money) to build a smart home from scratch, what would you do?” Here was his reply: This is a very complicated space as you…

  9. Let’s talk about Juicero …

    So I just read about Juicero’s membership model and the $699 dollar juice press. While I cannot claim to be a vegan in any way, it is a very trendy thing to drink nutrient rich liquid health. Sounds good anyway. I cannot however, fathom the development program which can end up with a product so…

  10. Silicon Valley Product Development in 2017

    What has happened to 3 dimensional products that people touch? Well locally, much of it has diminished or moved to other areas of the world.

  11. Good Ideas: Where Do They Come From?

    Where do good ideas for products come from?  Can they come from ordinary consumers instead of only from genius inventor types?  Of course.  Consumers arrive at some of the best ideas for products or services exactly because they are the end user and they know what they need.  Can consumers put those ideas and their…

  12. Make A Splash In The Market

    Are you ready to change the lives of your customers?  Are you ready to bring forth another new and innovative idea?  Studiored is here to help your business do just that.  It’s the power of Rational Emotional Design and it’s our specialty. INITIAL INSPIRATION The design process begins when a business sees a niche that isn’t…

  13. Prototyping For Medical Needs

    Those manufacturing medical devices, components, and parts are under especially strict guidelines and governance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  It is critical to a person’s health and well-being that any instruments, devices, and products created and use meet the high standard guidelines put in place to assure safety and quality.  Partnering with a…

  14. Three Things the Research Process Should Accomplish

    The research process, in general, has been described as “… a process of steps used to collect and analyze information to increase our understanding of a topic or issue.”  As one of the top consultants for product development in Silicon Valley, Studiored understands the importance of the research process to seeing a product through to a…

  15. Protect Your Emotional Investment

    Every design, idea, and creative burst of energy that belongs to you represents not only a potential thunderbolt of reason for a new design or a new concept for the world stage, but also an emotional investment to you.  Designers and inventors tend to hold their creative genius close.  Studiored understands that.  In fact, in…

  16. Stay On the Right Path

    Projects with the best ideas and even the most well-planned intentions often get sidetracked when assumptions don’t pan out and confusion sets in.  That’s where UI (User Interface) can step in to help recognize problems and alleviate stressors.  UI is a great asset to work out any possible problems and offer solutions before products get…

  17. 3 Reasons Prototyping is Essential

    Growth and innovation are all about ideas.  If we’re lucky, ideas that pop into our minds and make their way into our brain’s mainstream focus will be plentiful.  They all might not, however, be lasting ideas that will get seen through to fruition.  Some will make it to the concept and design phases, while others…

  18. Why You Should Choose Rapid Prototyping?

    The idea for prototype can be a very personal experience for any inventor. The idea for an invention can mean a great change for the better in many industries like medicine, disaster relief, or sports but how do you know the invention will be perfect from the beginning. To take a design for a new…

  19. Prototyping for Military Purposes

    The United States Army has been using state-of-the-art equipment such as Rapid Prototyping 3D Printers in forward areas in Afghanistan since 2012. These machines can produce plastic parts that may not even exist in the current inventory. Similar devices, known as a Computer Numerical Control Machining system, can quickly produce parts and components from steel…

  20. 3 Steps to Produce a Great Prototype

    Most great ideas have humble beginnings. Perhaps there was a part that just wouldn’t work the best it could and someone found a way to make the optimum outcome happen. Maybe there was a lack of technology that another person found a way to create just based on a fluke idea they came up with…

  21. Rapid Prototyping for Disaster Relief

    There are big ideas abounding about 3D printing and what is can do for our ever changing technological world. Smart cities and nations, army battlefield technology, fashion, automotive, and aeronautics, the list goes on and on and some of the most humanitarian uses have recently become a reality. 3D printing for areas in need of…

  22. When it Comes to Marketing and Design, studiored Can Do It

    Your brand is important to you, both in design and in marketing. Why not take it to the next level by trusting a company who offers proven results throughout many areas?

  23. Is Rational or Emotional Design More Important in Product Development?

    For years market experts have debated about whether you should approach new product development from a rational or emotional advertising approach, but the simple reality is that you should probably ignore both. Emotions do tend to drive behavior, but your logical side certainly plays a role in that. Without dealing with the extensive literature on…

  24. The Benefits of Functional Prototypes

    After extensive research and discussion, you’ve decided to move forward with a new product to add to your line. You know it’s going to be a bit costly, but it’s certainly going to be worth it in the long run. What should be your next step? A functional prototype.