The Art of Product Design

Author: Hardi Meybaum
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118881040
Release Date: 2014-02-05
Genre: Business & Economics

Embrace Open Engineering and accelerate the design and manufacturing processes Product development is a team sport, but most companies don't practice it that way. Organizations should be drawing on the creativity of engaged customers and outsiders, but instead they rely on the same small group of internal "experts" for new ideas. Designers and engineers should be connecting with marketing, sales, customer support, suppliers, and most importantly, customers. The Art of Product Design explains the rise of "Open Engineering," a way of breaking down barriers and taking advantage of web-based communities, knowledge, and tools to accelerate the design and manufacturing processes. Explains how to establish open flows of information inside and outside an organization, increasing the quality and frequency of input from different groups and stakeholders Hardi Meybaum is the founder and CEO of GrabCad, the largest community of mechanical engineers and designers in the world Open Engineering is crowdsourcing, it's collaborating, it's sharing and connecting. And it's helping a growing number of companies create better products faster than they ever imagined. The Art of Product Design shows you how to harness its power for your company.

The Art of Product Design

Author: Hardi Meybaum
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118881033
Release Date: 2014-02-07
Genre: Business & Economics

Embrace Open Engineering and accelerate the design and manufacturing processes Product development is a team sport, but most companies don't practice it that way. Organizations should be drawing on the creativity of engaged customers and outsiders, but instead they rely on the same small group of internal "experts" for new ideas. Designers and engineers should be connecting with marketing, sales, customer support, suppliers, and most importantly, customers. The Art of Product Design explains the rise of "Open Engineering," a way of breaking down barriers and taking advantage of web-based communities, knowledge, and tools to accelerate the design and manufacturing processes. Explains how to establish open flows of information inside and outside an organization, increasing the quality and frequency of input from different groups and stakeholders Hardi Meybaum is the founder and CEO of GrabCad, the largest community of mechanical engineers and designers in the world Open Engineering is crowdsourcing, it's collaborating, it's sharing and connecting. And it's helping a growing number of companies create better products faster than they ever imagined. The Art of Product Design shows you how to harness its power for your company.

The Art of Product Design

Author: Hardi Meybaum
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118763346
Release Date: 2014-02-24
Genre: Business & Economics

Embrace Open Engineering and accelerate the design and manufacturing processes Product development is a team sport, but most companies don't practice it that way. Organizations should be drawing on the creativity of engaged customers and outsiders, but instead they rely on the same small group of internal "experts" for new ideas. Designers and engineers should be connecting with marketing, sales, customer support, suppliers, and most importantly, customers. The Art of Product Design explains the rise of "Open Engineering," a way of breaking down barriers and taking advantage of web-based communities, knowledge, and tools to accelerate the design and manufacturing processes. Explains how to establish open flows of information inside and outside an organization, increasing the quality and frequency of input from different groups and stakeholders Hardi Meybaum is the founder and CEO of GrabCad, the largest community of mechanical engineers and designers in the world Open Engineering is crowdsourcing, it's collaborating, it's sharing and connecting. And it's helping a growing number of companies create better products faster than they ever imagined. The Art of Product Design shows you how to harness its power for your company.

The Art of Things

Author: Dominique Forest
Publisher: Abbeville Press
ISBN: 0789212080
Release Date: 2014-09-01
Genre: Design

"This volume surveys the history, post-1945, of product design (or industrial design) in each of the major industrialized nations in turn. It contains many color illustrations of noteworthy furniture, appliances, tableware, electronics, automobiles, etc"--

Design

Author: Bernhard E. Bürdek
Publisher: Birkhäuser
ISBN: 9783035603941
Release Date: 2015-08-31
Genre: Architecture

For students of design, professional product designers, and anyone interested in design equally indispensable: the fully revised and updated edition of the reference work on product design. The book traces the history of product design and its current developments, and presents the most important principles of design theory and methodology, looking in particular at the communicative function of products and highlighting aspects such as corporate and service design, design management, strategic design, interface/interaction design and human design.. From the content: Design and history: The Bauhaus; The Ulm School of Design; The Example of Braun; The Art of Design Design and Globalization Design and Methodology: Epistemological Methods in Design Design and Theory: Aspects of the Disciplinary Design Theory Design and its Context: From Corporate Design to Service Design Product Language and Product Semiotics Architecture and Design Design and Society Design and Technological Progress

The Fundamentals of Product Design

Author: Richard Morris
Publisher: AVA Publishing
ISBN: 9782940373178
Release Date: 2009-04-28
Genre: Design

The Fundamentals of Product Design teaches students the key principles and processes of product design.

Basics Product Design 03 Visual Conversations

Author: David Bramston
Publisher: AVA Publishing
ISBN: 9782940411092
Release Date: 2010-04-20
Genre: Design

This work puts design theory into a real-world context with examples and case studies from some of the world's leading designers. The book comprises a comprehensive introduction to the language of product design.

Materials and Design

Author: Michael F. Ashby
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 9780080982823
Release Date: 2013-12-19
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Materials are the stuff of design. From the very beginning of human history, materials have been taken from the natural world and shaped, modified, and adapted for everything from primitive tools to modern electronics. This renowned book by noted materials engineering author Mike Ashby and industrial designer Kara Johnson explores the role of materials and materials processing in product design, with a particular emphasis on creating both desired aesthetics and functionality. The new edition features even more of the highly useful "materials profiles" that give critical design, processing, performance and applications criteria for each material in question. The reader will find information ranging from the generic and commercial names of each material, its physical and mechanical properties, its chemical properties, its common uses, how it is typically made and processed, and even its average price. And with improved photographs and drawings, the reader is taken even more closely to the way real design is done by real designers, selecting the optimum materials for a successful product. The best guide ever published on the on the role of materials, past and present, in product development, by noted materials authority Mike Ashby and professional designer Kara Johnson--now with even better photos and drawings on the Design Process Significant new section on the use of re-cycled materials in products, and the importance of sustainable design for manufactured goods and services Enhanced materials profiles, with addition of new materials types like nanomaterials, advanced plastics and bio-based materials

Product Design and Development

Author: Karl T. Ulrich
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Europe
ISBN: 0071086951
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Art

Treating such contemporary design and development issues as identifying customer needs, design for manufacturing, prototyping, and industrial design, Product Design and Development by Ulrich and Eppinger presents in a clear and detailed way a set of product development techniques aimed at bringing together the marketing, design, and manufacturing functions of the enterprise. The integrative methods in the book facilitate problem solving and decision making among people with different disciplinary perspectives, reflecting the current industry toward designing and developing products in cross-functional teams.

The Art of Product Management

Author: Rich Mironov
Publisher: Booksurge Publishing
ISBN: 1439216061
Release Date: 2008-11-01
Genre: Business & Economics

The Art of Product Management takes us inside the head of a product management thought leader: all about Silicon Valley start-ups, thinking like a customer, and the creation of new technology products

The Art of Game Design

Author: Jesse Schell
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781498759564
Release Date: 2015-09-15
Genre: Computers

Good game design happens when you view your game from as many perspectives as possible. Written by one of the world's top game designers, The Art of Game Design presents 100+ sets of questions, or different lenses, for viewing a game’s design, encompassing diverse fields such as psychology, architecture, music, visual design, film, software engineering, theme park design, mathematics, puzzle design, and anthropology. This Second Edition of a Game Developer Front Line Award winner: Describes the deepest and most fundamental principles of game design Demonstrates how tactics used in board, card, and athletic games also work in top-quality video games Contains valuable insight from Jesse Schell, the former chair of the International Game Developers Association and award-winning designer of Disney online games The Art of Game Design, Second Edition gives readers useful perspectives on how to make better game designs faster. It provides practical instruction on creating world-class games that will be played again and again.

Becoming a Product Designer

Author: Bruce Hannah
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471223530
Release Date: 2004-02-04
Genre: Architecture

This is a complete guide to product design careers and a clear and concise survey of the many types of opportunities available in the field. It covers major design specialties, the business of product design, work types and settings, educational training, portfolio preparation, and much more.

Product Design for the Web

Author: Randy J. Hunt
Publisher: New Riders
ISBN: 9780321929037
Release Date: 2013-10-29
Genre: Computers

Web designers are no longer just web designers. To create a successful web product that's as large as Etsy, Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest–or even as small as a tiny app–you need to know more than just HTML and CSS. You need to understand how to create meaningful online experiences so that users want to come back again and again. In other words, you have to stop thinking like a web designer or a visual designer or a UX designer or an interaction designer and start thinking like a product designer. In this breakthrough introduction to modern product design, Etsy Creative Director Randy Hunt explains the skills, processes, types of tools, and recommended workflows for creating world-class web products. After reading this book, you'll have a complete understanding of what product design really is and you'll be equipped with the best practices necessary for building your own successful online products.