What do the buttons on your home thermostat, the screen on your laptop, and the light switch in your bedroom have in common? They’re all examples of electronic products that rely on industrial design to create an intuitive and enjoyable user experience—all while maintaining function and ease of manufacturing. This post will show you how to apply industrial design to electronic products, whether you’re redesigning an existing product or developing something from scratch.
What is industrial design?
The Best Way to Utilize Your Resources as an Industrial Designer
Sketch, Sketch, Sketch! Before you Start Building
Market Research and Setting Up User Experience Goals
Keep In Mind Users with Disabilities
Prototype, Iterate, Prototype Again
Ask for Feedback and Get Customer Approval
Finalize the Prototype Design in 3D Software
Manufacturing & Production Processes
Next Steps (Marketing Strategy & Patent Filing)