Category: Prototyping

Understanding the New Product Introduction (NPI) Process

Creating a new product means managing a ton of moving parts simultaneously. You have to make sure your team is communicating effectively, so the design, prototyping, engineering, and manufacturing st...

How to Take a Product From Concept to Market

Most new creators have no idea how to take a product from concept to market. That’s understandable as an entrepreneurial mindset doesn’t always come with an understanding of production strategies...

Understanding the 5 Stages of Prototyping

One big mistake people make when thinking about the stages of prototyping is viewing them as a linear process. In reality, most prototyping efforts are far more cyclical. A creator may design a proto...

Product Engineering vs Product Development: What is the Difference?

The terms “engineering” and “development” often get lumped together. However, while these concepts are closely related, there’s actually a key difference between product engineering vs. pro...

Low-Pressure Urethane Casting vs Injection Molding

Both urethane casting and injection molding are great tools when a creator is working with a plastic design as they allow for rapid creation with a significant amount of detail. These tools aren’t ...

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...