Tag: product design

Hatch-22: Designing During A Pandemic (Episode Two) – Understanding the Brand, Ergonomics, and UX/UI Of the Rubbish Beam

Have you ever wondered how your favorite technology devices were designed and brought to market? Even more, how are they developed during a global pandemic? In our first-ever “design-umentary,” you’ll get an inside look at our design process as we work from home. Join us, Hatch Duo, and our friends

How Collaborating Can Help You Build Memorable Product Experiences

First and foremost, thank you and sending a massive shout-out to our friend, Evan Lessler, for joining us in this mini entrepreneur roundtable. When we started our first business, Aggregate, we were looking to collaborate. Because we’ve always been such huge fans and supporters of a well-known Bay Area brand,

Why We Invested In Rubbish

Love Where You Live Why do people litter? We’re often told about the billions of dollars spent to clean it up, or even how a majority of it ends up in our oceans, impacting wildlife and ultimately, contributing to climate change. Like most things in life, maybe it’s because we’re

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

We Hear It All the Time… “I have a tech startup company and product idea in mind, but I’m not sure what the next step should be.” This is where we come in! Join our co-founders, Jon and Mike, as they discuss half a dozen reasons why you should integrate

cmf x DESIGN = EVERYTHING (PART TWO)

We interviewed our team before about the importance of CMF (Color, Material, and Finish) in product development. It plays a huge role in brand recognition and becomes the distinguishing factor between prototype and market readiness. For designers, CMF allows us to communicate who the brand is for, how their product is used,

How Might We Use Design To Change the Future of Farming?

Food makes the world go ’round. As consumers, we are unknowingly closely connected to the Agricultural industry simply through the food we eat daily. The growing concern of climate change continues to spark interest in the design world, and as designers, we strive to problem-solve. One of the many problems

The Value of Mechanical Engineering

Written By Mike Yim We’ve talked before about the value of design, but what about the other half of our company, the engineering side? Mechanical engineering is defined as “developing, testing, and building mechanical and thermal sensors and devices” (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics). To us, it goes beyond building

California By Design

We’re going to be on TV! One of our 2019 highlights was participating in more video shoots; the first, as a promotional video for Hatch Duo, and the other, for California By Design. Airing on Saturdays on CBS, California By Design takes an in-depth look at emerging and innovative products/technology.

The Value Of Design (Part Two)

Written by Erielle Tolentino Before reading this, I encourage you to read Hatch Duo’s blog post highlighting design’s value from a designer’s perspective. Keeping that post in mind, we have ideas about how design can help from a business or branding standpoint. But as I listened to events during this year’s annual

Designing For the Future: Part One

“I need a haircut, but this shelter in place is killing me!” This is an all too familiar thought probably crossing the minds of people across the country right now. Well, probably not a haircut specifically, but I’m sure with how things are going now, we can all agree how

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