Posts in Design
C-UV400: The Future of UV Protection

With the C-UV400 tablet, professionals in the medical industry along with eyewear specialists can show their clients exactly how defended their eyes will be in any set of glasses. Sunscreenr previously made waves with a UV detection camera displays sunscreen coverage on skin. This technological foundation has been built upon to create the indoor detection technology that is now at work in the C-UV400. The 8” tablet is easy to transport and features intuitive operation making it fun and informative for clients and technicians alike.

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The Tuxedo Principle of Industrial Design

How do you know when to finish adding features to a product? Minimalism in product design is very hard to achieve in large or small companies. How does one know where to draw the line between a blank slate and the visual clutter of feature creep and bloatware? I ask you to consider the tuxedo. 

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Unlikely Timeless Relics Explained by the Lindy Effect

Survivorship Bias suggests that, minus outliers, things themselves statistically do not survive like we think they do. The Lindy Effect, however, seems to suggest that ideas don’t follow the natural laws of decay over time. If important enough, these ideas can survive the odds, perhaps even through periods of undulating popularity. Which takes us back to bike seats.

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Industrial Design and Development

Trig recognizes that your creations represent who you are as a company and we don't take that responsibility lightly. We have the expertise in human-centered design to create the very best version of any item you can dream up, so long as we don't break any laws of physics.

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Industrial Design Matters

“It is of utmost importance for me to ensure life is cherished, and to spend weekdays working on things that really matter, to improve health and happiness for all. And to spend my nights and weekends with loved ones, family, and good friends, enjoying all that life has to offer.” Human-centered design gives us the chance to provide the world with better choices than we had before, every day.

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Iconopoly - A Made-Up Word That Should Exist

Iconopoly: A monopoly derived from creating an iconic brand and/or intellectual property around an iconic product. The term was coined by Trig to describe the unique value of industrial design in creating long term sustainable value for companies. 

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Holistic Design

As a designer, the word holistic is something that resonates in my soul and is married with design. It is a way that we, as Industrial Designers, approach a product knowing that it is not an entity of itself. It is connected, to a human, other products, an environment, an emotion.

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Bitcoin's Progeny & How Brand Archetypes are Shaping the Cryptocurrency Market

As designers we're constantly trying to improve people's lives by tailoring a product or system's function, appearance, and aura to perfectly suit them. Which is why Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are particularly intriguing to me. Cryotpocurrecies represent the redesign of an entire facet of the global economy: money.

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The Uncanny Valley (CES 2018)

Highlights from the 2018 Consumer Electronic Show.   Virtual reality, augmented reality, and the related sensory stimulation devices are all trying to fool the human brain into experiencing something completely different. The technology is getting good enough that it is hovering in the creepy uncanny valley zone where the expected familiar reality is just a bit off. 

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How Finite Element Analysis (FEA) Accelerates Innovation by Merging the Digital and Physical Worlds

Guest writer Michael Hiller MSME is a principal at In2solutions.com with over 20 years of experience in CAD, FEA, and other numerical methods for product development in dozens of industries. Industry-leading companies recognize the benefits of CAE and invest millions to develop and maintain in-house assets. If CAD is the first cornerstone of CAE product design capability, then finite element analysis (FEA) is certainly the second.

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