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PROTOTYPING

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While designing test fixtures for medical devices over at teampipeline.us, I’ve gained valuable industry knowledge and real-world experience that I’d like to share to help accelerate your learning curve.  In today’s golden tip, I’ll explain how 3D printed supports can actually affect functionality. This took me by surprise because generally the two tips shared when…

Package Design

Vacuum forming is oftentimes a critical factor for many package designers during their prototyping stage when exploring manufacturing methods. And just like the physical product it houses, package designers employ prototyping processes for a variety of packaging types to ensure that their design helps unify the full customer experience—or at least, properly fit the finished…

When you work with an Industrial Designer (or as one) and you’re developing a physical product you want to bring to market, at some point you will probably have to make a functional model or a working prototype. There are many levels of possible mock-ups. Usually, in the later design phases or pre-production stages, you…