Design 1st – Product Design & Development Insights

Recently Design 1st began curating an online magazine about Product Design & Development. Using the Scoop.It platform we're able to aggregate a wide variety of online news sources about our favourite topic Product Design! The slideshow below shows a sample of the content we put together for folks interested in Product Design & Development. The content includes articles, images, videos and news stories from the world, so go ahead can checkout whats turning heads in the design world today!

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Filed under: Design 1st News, New Product Development, Product Design

FIRST Robotics Competition

The FIRST Robotics Program (FRC) offers an opportunity for high-school students to mentor with Industry professionals and step into the design engineering world, putting their young minds to work building a sophisticated robot in 6 weeks to compete in a variety of challenges. Founded in 1992 the FRC annually provides over $12 Million in scholarships to students and  deems its mission is: "To transform our culture by creating a world where science and technology are celebrated and where young people dream of becoming science and technology leaders.” - Dean Kamen, Founder Each […]

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Filed under: Design Engineering, Electronics Design, Events

Electrolux Appliance Design Competition

    The history of industrial design began during the 1920’s when automobiles and electrical appliances were starting to enter the consumer market. As competition grew, firms differentiated their market position catering to consumers who were willing to spend more on luxury goods and intelligent design. The inventors and engineers behind these products were technically brilliant but often lacked creativity to enhance the look, feel and usability of products. To remedy this problem they turned to talented artists from various art schools leveraging their creative insights for the development of consumer […]

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Filed under: Events, Industrial Design, Product Design

What is Industrial Design?

Here's a great video compilation of quotes from design luminaries giving their interpretation of design. It reflects what goes through the heads of designers when engaging in the product development process - truly inspiring. To me Design is.........

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