Category: Design

5 Advantages of Iterative Design and Prototyping

The design process is just that—a process. It’s rare for an initial product design to work perfectly the very first time you prototype it. Usually, you need to come up with multiple design iterat...

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Thermoforming

Thermoforming is a versatile process famous in the manufacturing industry for its cost-effectiveness and relative simplicity. It’s a catch-all term that refers to any process that uses a heated...

How to Smoothly Transition from Concept to Production

Ideas are rarely problems for creative people or those with an entrepreneurial mindset. They may have hundreds of bursts of inspiration a day that could be the next million-dollar product. The stage ...

Two Types of Rapid Tooling for Prototyping

Rapid tooling can have an incredibly positive impact on the prototyping process. Using rapid tooling, product designers can make multiple prototypes in a fraction of the time it would take to make th...

Top Three Lessons Learned From Developing Medical Equipment

Developing medical equipment is different from any other type of product development for many reasons. Creators face more regulations with their products. They also have a smaller pool of potential c...

Why Design for Manufacturing (DFM) is Important

Design for manufacturing (DFM) is important because it’s about creating the process for the product as much as the product itself. The design impacts every single part of production, from costs to ...