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Advice for product innovation, design, and development
06 Article Hammond Service @2X
[Design] community service
As we find ourselves in the middle of the holiday season, we join with our friends and family in celebrating what we have and share the joy with others by giving.
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Video Storytelling That Breaks Through the Clutter
Video is a great way to share a story with your audience. Learn how our Visual Communications team approaches making a video that breaks through the clutter.
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Five Global Megatrends Reshaping Product Design
Doing user research now won't help you design for 2028. Trend analysis will. Design strategists turn to it to predict consumers' future behavior.
06 Article Erik Plane H1
Small solutions but bigger problems
Nowadays, you can see new products and ideas and rate them instantly. Is it preventing us from tackling the big problems?
06 Article Kopenski Pharma Packaging
More specific drug labels could simplify reimbursement
Pharmaceutical companies are in a unique position to simplify the drug reimbursement process.
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Healthcare service design: 5 failure modes to avoid
When it comes to designing patient services for healthcare, we may have the best intentions, but sometimes we get in our own way when it comes to creating good design.
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VR: From “Dactyl” to Practical
From a '90s novelty to an exciting design tool, virtual reality offers client-facing opportunities for design immersion.
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Intern Q&A: How to make PIE
Our summer interns worked on a very cool project to make a Virtual Reality prototyping tool called PIE. They learned that making PIE isn't that easy.
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Green eggs and electric ham
Will the E-bike change the way Americans think about cycling?
06 Article Eva Doors
Is this on brand?
Is a bidet on brand? Our San Francisco team did some research and debating to find out.
06 Article Dave Boston A
Beantown here we come!
We're excited to open a new office in Boston to serve our current East Coast clients and grow our multidisciplinary innovation business.
06 Article Strahm Make A Wish B
Pushing each other along
A recent project with Make-A-Wish gave us the chance to make a meaningful connection with a family, which is a great benefit of product design.
06 Article Dave Tesla Frontend H1
Front ends, air flow, boats and aesthetics
The Tesla Model 3 has a front that upends expectations, and it's not pretty.
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How Might We Improve Pizza Delivery? With Creative Matrix
Creative Matrix is a brainstorming method that helps structure the necessary "in-between" work between research and ideation. We demonstrated the technique.
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Expectations vs. Reality
The gee-whiz tech news coming out of Silicon Valley is often exciting, but it's not always reality.
06 Case Study Dexcom Librarian
#InstantGratification
“Wait. Is that it? Did the needle already go in? I can’t believe it!”
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Design in Action: Preparing To Set Up a Temporary Mobile Medical
To get ready for the trip, I’ve been looking into and thinking about how human-centered design is best applied to global health solutions.
2024 Work More Collaboratively with Interaction Designers HERO
Four Ways to Work More Collaboratively with Interaction Designers
Designing appliances increasingly involves and interaction design component. How do you integrate this skill into your development process effectively?
06 Article Ciari3 H1
Engineering in the Fun
Engineers constantly balance two roles: the engineer responsible for understanding and mitigating risk, and the product developer considering the ideal customer experience and wanting to delight.
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From Arduino To Production: “Look, Mom! I Got It Working!”
Explore some of the issues that need to be dealt with and acknowledged before a quick-turn electronic prototype can be put into high-volume production.
2023 12 27 Co Creation Blog Illustrations HERO
The Why, How, and When of Co-Creation During the Product Development Process
Co-creation means inviting users into your creative process. Users, instead of being subjects of study, gain agency and become active participants in the design process.
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The Foreign Language of Sewing
Sewing has its own language and rhythm that has surprising uses for prototyping.
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Degrees of Sealing: Designing Rugged, Waterproof Enclosures for Electronic Devices
Electronic devices today are expected to go where they’ve never gone before. Demand is growing for waterproof, rugged consumer and commercial electronic devices.
06 Article Eva Sf Move H1
Our SF design office is moving! What a long, strange trip it’s been
Moving 10 people and a 3,000-pound mill in San Francisco is quite the project. But the end result is worth it all.
06 Article Jesse Tolerance Tool H1
We are an open book
In the spirit of open source innovation, we are sharing our Tolerance Analysis spreadsheet for mechanical engineers.
06 Article Dave Stef Tribes H1
Confessions of a (former) tribal warrior
I have a confession to make. My co-worker Stefanie used to drive me nuts.
06 Article Michael Dome H1
I say “Dome of Awesome” and you say…
What's the dome of awesome? It’s that place where your expectations have been met (nay, exceeded!) and you are having a great experience throughout.
06 Article Ami Design Shift H1
The Shift to Physical-Digital Design Teams: Are You Ready?
The world is changing ... are your design teams changing with the physical/digital times?
06 Article Norvaisas Empathy Design
What does equity design mean?
Our world is in flux. We are all aware of this. As designers, it’s helpful to step back and consider our role in shaping our rapidly emerging future.
06 Article Alex Lincoln H1
Making makerspaces that work
Designing a makerspace to fit the needs of staff and students at Lincoln Elementary School took some old-fashioned ingenuity.
"Delve brings strengths that we don't have, which is why I'm looking forward to working with them again."

Vamsee Pamula, Founder & President, Baebies