Industrial Design

  • Industrial Design Engineering
    Along with traditional design skills, computer skills and industrial design engineering skills are becoming increasingly important to professional product designers. Almost all product design for mod....
  • Prototypes
    Industrial design for new product development often includes manufacturing prototypes. A prototype is a pre-production version of the product that may be produced during various stages of the design ....
  • Project Management Consulting
    Project management consulting services are available from most large product development consultancies. Such consultancies may also hire out industrial designers, mechanical engineers, and software d....
  • ODM
    ODMs, or original design manufacturers, are changing the way many electronics and computerized devices are manufactured. Basically, ODMs take on the responsibilities of the manufacturing stage of pro....
  • Project Management Professionals
    The role of project management professionals in new product development is the most inclusive role of any involved in creating and marketing new products. It is an extremely dynamic role that changes....
  • Ornamental Design
    Industrial design has its roots in a reactionary movement against 19th century trends in ornamental design. The extravagance of previous eras was still in vogue in the mid-1800s, prompting product ma....
  • Prototype Development
    Prototype development and production is the main avenue that industrial designers and engineers use to illustrate their ideas for new products. A prototype for a new product may consist of everything....
  • Project Organization
    Especially with projects that involve new product development, project organization can be a complex process that involves managing multiple operations at once. Project organizers must be able to han....
  • Prototype Design
    In most modern product development efforts, prototype design is a direct extension of the design of the product itself. Following an initial stage of intense drawing and brainstorming, most contempor....
  • Virtual Design
    The practice of virtual design is one of the many new design movements that owe part of their existence to the development of computer-aided design (CAD) modeling software. Until fairly recently, man....