Design 1st Blog

The product development process is a challenging one. There are hundreds of decisions to turn inspiration into a manufacturable product. To get it right the first time you need the right combination of expertise and experience. Explore the Design 1st blog to learn what you need to know to develop successful products right the first time.

Product Design Predictions for 2022

Climate change, AI and supply chain disruption among trends to heavily influence product design in the years ahead. Feature Article: Design & Engineering Magazine, Winter 2022 - By Kevin Bailey If there’s one thing we’ve learned from 2020 and 2021 it is that 2 years of unpredictability has changed how we live, work and purchase goods and services. Changes in climate, fears of inflation, global supply chain effects on availability, and a shift in the types and purchasing methods of goods and services consumers want were all contributing factors. The […]
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Looking Back at 2021: Project Highlights

The Design 1st team and our clients met the challenges of 2021 head-on. Over the course of 365 days, we worked on 77 unique projects, oversaw six products move to volume manufacturing, and received award recognition for several innovative projects. See all our highlights below: Projects Launched From Idea to Volume Manufacturing Exciting New Client Projects Awards and Recognition Projects by Industry Breakdown Design 1st Business Highlights
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