1. Tag Archives: Product design

  2. Should we be Drawn to Magnets?

    Magnets can be amazing when used correctly in a product; however things aren’t as simple as they seem. Let’s look at three applications for using magnets in a product and the key details that make them function well. There are often subtle details that can make the difference between functioning well and falling apart. Latching:…

  3. Fail Fast but Not Prematurely: How to Develop a Presentable Prototype

    A popular adage in entrepreneurial circles is that it’s good to “fail fast”, meaning that if you have an idea you should test it to the limit as quickly as possible so you don’t waste time, energy, and budget on a concept that doesn’t have merit. This means when creating a new device it’s often…

  4. 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….

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. 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…

  9. 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…