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)