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Industrial design

  • Author:Jack Zou
  • Source:www.diecastingpartsupplier.com
  • Release on:2015-01-15
Industrial design is a process of design applied to products that are to be manufactured through techniques of mass production.Its key characteristic is that design is separated from manufacture: the creative act of determining and defining a product's form takes place in advance of the physical act of making a product, which consists purely of repeated, often automated, replication.This distinguishes industrial design from craft-based design, where the form of the product is determined by the product's creator at the time of its creation.

All industrial products are the result of a design process, but the nature of this process can take many forms: it can be conducted by an individual or a large team; it can emphasise intuitive creativity or calculated scientific decision-making; and it can be influenced by factors as varied as materials, production processes, business strategy and prevailing social, commercial or aesthetic attitudes.The role of an industrial designer is to create and execute design solutions for problems of form, usability, physical ergonomics, marketing, brand development, and sales.