Tag: industrial design

  • The Future of Daily Life In and Out of Virtual Spaces

    What are the future physical product opportunities of VR? VR is still a relatively young technology and the Metaverse is still in early development. Think back to the creation of the IOT – it’s had nearly 80 years to develop into what it is today. From military origins to public domain, it’s grown to be […]

  • Why AI Will Never Replace Designers๏ฟผ

    Why AI Will Never Replace Designers๏ฟผ

    In the longer-term future, AI may be able to create more complex machines, like automated cars or planes. After all, if a machine can create designs, what will stop it from eventually outperforming human designers, right? Fair question. But it’s not going to happen overnight. It’s unlikely that AI will replace design jobs entirely in […]

  • Should Industrial Designers Be Required To “Think Like” Mechanical Engineers & Vice Versa?

    Should Industrial Designers Be Required To “Think Like” Mechanical Engineers & Vice Versa?

    Can industrial designers become mechanical engineers? Can mechanical engineers become industrial designers? It’s no secret that industrial designers and mechanical engineers have their specific fields of expertise. But what happens when those fields of expertise collide and squeeze onto a thin line between industrial design and mechanical engineering? We believe it’s beneficial for all disciplines […]

  • IDSA 2022 Finalist

    IDSA 2022 Finalist

    The International Design Excellence Awards recognize exceptional achievement in industrial design. It is one of the longest-running design awards programs, making it one of the most anticipated. We are pleased to announce we received a 2022 IDEA Finalist Award for our work with Krado! Krado’s ultimate mission is to build a greener future with the […]

  • Small Vs. Large Design Firms: Which One Is Better For Hardware Startups?

    Small Vs. Large Design Firms: Which One Is Better For Hardware Startups?

    “๐ˆ ๐จ๐ฐ๐ง ๐š ๐ก๐š๐ซ๐๐ฐ๐š๐ซ๐ž ๐ฌ๐ญ๐š๐ซ๐ญ๐ฎ๐ฉ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ฅ’๐ฆ ๐ฅ๐จ๐จ๐ค๐ข๐ง๐  ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐š ๐ฉ๐ซ๐จ๐๐ฎ๐œ๐ญ ๐๐ž๐ฏ๐ž๐ฅ๐จ๐ฉ๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ ๐Ÿ๐ข๐ซ๐ฆ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ก๐ž๐ฅ๐ฉ ๐ฆ๐ž ๐๐ž๐ฌ๐ข๐ ๐ง ๐ฆ๐ฒ ๐Ÿ๐ข๐ซ๐ฌ๐ญ ๐ฉ๐ซ๐จ๐๐ฎ๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐ฎ๐ง๐ข๐ญ. ๐–๐ก๐ž๐ซ๐ž ๐ฌ๐ก๐จ๐ฎ๐ฅ๐ ๐ˆ ๐ฌ๐ญ๐š๐ซ๐ญ?” There’s a ton of competition when you’re looking for a design firm to help you get started. We get it. When you’re starting a hardware startup, it can be overwhelming […]

  • How We Designed: A Shorts Series

    How We Designed: A Shorts Series

    One of the most common questions we get from prospective clients is, “What have you designed that is similar to my product?” Understandably, prospective clients want to know a team’s design experience before engaging. With this question in mind, we’re excited to introduce you to our new YouTube Shorts Series, “How We Designed,” where we […]

  • Can AI Replace Designers?

    Can AI Replace Designers?

    But First, What Is AI? First and foremost, we must look at what AI is to understand how AI can affect the product development field. If you’ve seen Sci-Fi films or TV shows, you’ll know AI is nothing new. We define artificial intelligence as “the theory and development of computer systems able to perform tasks […]

  • Why You Should Integrate Industrial Design and Mechanical Engineering In Early-Stage Product Development

    Why You Should Integrate Industrial Design and Mechanical Engineering In Early-Stage Product Development

    Multidisciplinary Teams Are Key To Innovation Today’s business world is more complex and ever-changing than ever before. Your team must constantly innovate for your business to succeed and stay ahead of the competition. Simply put, you need to bring together groups of employees with different skills and perspectives to work on new ideas. Multidisciplinary teams […]

  • The Value Of Design

    The Value Of Design

    One of the most common design misconceptions is that designers aim to โ€œmake things look pretty.โ€ People mistakenly think of design as a back-end or decorative portion when in reality, itโ€™s the tip of the spear. It is a process that involves enormous empathy and creative and strategic thinking to better-fit customersโ€™ needs. Incorporating design […]

  • How Might NFTs Redesign the Way We Think About Business?

    How Might NFTs Redesign the Way We Think About Business?

    We recently announced opening the doors to the Hatch Duo Meta Studio this year! When it comes to the digital space, we believe it is essential for our team to understand the metaverse and digital technology and what it can mean for the future of design and product development. Among the many possibilities the metaverse […]