Industrial Designer in a UX World? Here’s How To Thrive

by Mathieu Turpault on August 7, 2017

As the emphasis in product development continues to shift from form development to user experience (UX) and other elements of human to computer interaction, industrial designers need to adapt in order to thrive in an increasingly digital environment. What better proof than the growing difference in hourly rates between interaction designers and industrial designers? The […]

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How 3D Printing Makes for a Better Product Experience

by Greg Janky July 24, 2017

At Anvil Studios, we pride ourselves on creating products which people love to use. Given our passion for great design, it makes perfect sense that we’d be fans of using 3D printing in the design process. Early on in my career as an industrial designer, it became apparent to me that 3D printing sped up […]

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Going into Product Design? Read This First.

by Natalie Robertson June 16, 2017
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More and more young people are finishing high school and are heading to universities, ready for the challenges that lie ahead. Students are choosing the arts at a higher rate, which means that creative fields will be given an influx in employment. This article will specifically highlight product design and what is needed to become […]

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Advice for landing an Industrial Design placement

by Nick Chubb June 14, 2017
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Landing an Industrial Design placement Last week I was invited to speak to students at the Dyson School of Design Engineering at Imperial College London. The talk was given to 1st year and 2nd year students, and focused on tips for landing a placement or internship as a Product Designer. Check out the full video […]

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Room with a View

by Lee Hibbert March 6, 2017

Platform 12 is an unconventional space where artists, academics and engineers come to dream up the products and technologies of the future   On the top floor of Bosch’s €300 million research campus in Renningen, near Stuttgart, is a bright, airy room where the curious come to indulge their creative fantasies. Surrounded by glass on […]

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Auto Motive: Felix Holst on Making the Most of an Industrial Design Career

by Kimberly Holland January 31, 2017
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Felix Holst always knew he wanted to design cars: “As a kid, I always loved art, but I also loved making things. From the age of 4, I wanted to be a car designer.” As a founding partner at Hack Rod and a former vice president of design at Mattel, Holst has made that car-designer […]

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Thinking of studying Product Design?

by Nick Chubb December 1, 2016
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Studying Product Design at University Studying Product Design at University is a big decision. I was recently invited by Arts Thread to deliver a talk at the V&A Museum as part of London Design Festival, inspiring young people in design. The talk was titled ‘Thinking of studying design?’ and was aimed at 16-24 year old’s […]

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Industrial Design Portfolio Tips For New Designers

by Nick Chubb August 17, 2016
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Industrial Design Portfolio Tips There seems to be a consensus among Industrial Design professionals recently that a gap exists between what lecturers are telling students, and what consultancies and brands are looking for with regard to design portfolios. In an effort to close this gap I gave a talk at this years New Designers Exhibition at […]

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Against Design Fads: Why Do We Use Materials That Are Inappropriate For Their Application?

by César Bejarano August 14, 2016
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Designers are inherently creative. And with creativity comes a thirst for knowledge and experimentation. We think: “How can we make this object better? How many ways are there to solve this problem and which one is better? What can I do with this material to push it further?” And those are excellent questions. Necessary questions. […]

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