Curt Herzstark had to overcome quite a bit to make his little pocket calculator. The portable calculators of my childhood are now largely obsolete. Students still tote around TI-83s, though I have a feeling that they are not long for this world. Our phones have sophisticated calculators, as does just
Seeking designers with 3-5 years experience that can concept, create sketches, models, renders, and full-size mock-ups. They'll conduct product research, 2D/3D data, computer graphic illustrations, and interpret and confirm styling trends. Must have thorough understanding of how engineering and manufacturing impact styling, consumer preferences, product market goals and technical requirements.
The Editorial Assistant of Core77.com is responsible for maintaining the resource areas of the site – producing original content, providing research and monitoring community feedback in its various forms. Additionally, he or she is responsible for production support in a moderate technical capacity: social media, newsletters and site-wide maintenance as
Is your bike ready for the spring? Probably not quite. Wearable Planter now makes a boutonniere for the style-forward cyclist, but you don't pin these on your jacket or jersey. Their tiny geometric vessels put pops of color and a cozy home for fashionable floral arrangements anywhere with a
Ideal candidates have an understanding of the relative market, an eye for identifying volume styles and an ability to translate high-level inspiration into relevant designs and price points for mass-market retailers. Applicants should have 3+ years experience and the ability to design concepts and products for multiple brands and genders.
Ideal candidates have a bachelors of Science in Engineering (Mechanical or Manufacturing) and can perform plastic, component, and assembly specification analysis to ensure function & quality targets. Must have an understanding of injection molding and part design CAD (Solidworks) and the ability to build hand mock-ups and test concepts quickly.
Designers will take an active role in the development and validation of various recreational vehicle concept projects. A Bachelor’s in industrial, transportation or automotive design and 7-10 years experience in the design/development of recreational vehicles, motorcycles and/or complex products is required. Strong sketching, 2D and 3D software skills a must!
For verifiable proof that weed doesn't kill brain cells–or good design–please ponder the Pizza Pipe. Tapping into two common interests as cosmically bonded as they come, this DIY smoking device is first delivered to your door filled with a delicious and real pizza. While it seems like it should
Candidates will work on show display and lighting project layouts, designing graphic and structural elements for trade show exhibits and product installations for interior architectural projects. Candidate will work from concept to completion, so they must be skilled in AutoCAD, SketchUp, and Revit. 2+ years experience and college courses required.
After becoming increasingly concerned by the state of design around him in the early 1980s – or what he called "an impenetrable confusion of forms, colors and noises" – industrial designer Dieter Rams established for himself what is now known as the Ten Principles of Good Design. These design principles
Drones are being deployed for a wide range of recreational, professional, military, and illicit tasks, e.g., to prevent shark attacks on the Australian coastline, replace the classic paparazzi car chase, smuggle illegal drugs over the US border, and deliver contraband to prison yards.
The Argus C series camera is perhaps the most successful film camera of all time (not including those single-use throw away cameras popular in the '90s). It was made from 1939 to 1966—an incredible run for a camera considering that most other companies rolled through multiple models during that same
Candidates will participate in concepting and developing new product designs by providing innovative and on brand design concepts for all aspects of product appearance and user interaction. Designs will meet cost constraints, manufacturability and durability criteria as well as deliver a sense of scale and realism. 1+ years experience required.
Taiwan is looking like a good place for design entrepreneurs to set up shop. We've already seen what Mininch has done time and again, successfully kickstarting a bunch of little pocket tools (here, here and here); a similar approach is being taken by their neighbors Human Mechanic Method, who launched
Staff Engineers have 5+ years engineering experience, appreciate all customer perspectives, understand the nuance of technical design, and coordinate project engineering activities. Candidates should have a Bachelor’s of Science degree from an ABET accredited engineering program OR a Bachelor’s in a related field with successful completion of the EIT exam.
Thoughtful design for illuminated living. Lampo is the lamp that comes in a tube – it can go anywhere and light up any room. It's made with quality materials and is easy to assemble and break down. Marrying age-old techniques with contemporary design, it's an instant classic.
As I draft this article, I'm sitting at my desk with the sun beating down on me from a nearby window. It's hot. I am uncomfortable. Sure, I could get up, walk over to the window and close the blinds — but shouldn't they just do that for me? Automagically?
Seeking highly motivated, hard working designers with strong ID skills and a proficiency with SolidWorks and KeyShot. Interns will support the staff, assist with day-to-day office tasks, and contribute to design projects. Candidates must be working towards/recently obtained an Industrial Design degree & live in NYC with a sub-1hr commute!
Candidates are expected to collaborate, conceptualize, and implement all needed criteria to transform and interpret complex design sketches, tapes and plans into virtual/computer 3D models, using 3D digital/computer modeling packages (Alias, Solidworks, CREO). Must have 5-7 years experience and Bachelor of Fine Arts or Vocational/Specialized Training in Digital Design Sculpting.
Sr. Designers should be comfortable designing whole collections of innovative and technologically advanced products around coherent themes, functions, prices, etc and should also understand product design in relation to branding. Applicants should retain a Bachelor's Degree as well as experience in flat sketching and hands-on experience with CAD software.
This week we bring you our pressing topic of the moment straight from our reader-controlled discussion boards! Our Core77 readers recently caught wind of a crowd funding campaign for a new 3D printer that could revolutionize the democratization of the craft. The OLO 3D Printer is a Kickstarter project that's
The right candidate for this position will produce accurate, high quality prototypes, models and mockups for the development of commercial aircraft segment seating and seating environment. Applicants will need 3 years of prototype or model making experience and should have an expertise in surface and detail part finishing and painting.
Lagranja has developed a R+D project with Toshiba to incorporate decorative design to industrially mass produced objects, focusing on the domestic landscape and human behavior. Cooking Tableware is a set consisting of three utensils, whose versatility not only invites you to move the pieces comfortably from kitchen counter to table,
Seeking a top-notch designer with package, trade-show booth design, and 3D renders/mock experience to join this 2-person team. If you’re an experienced, detailed and inventive designer with a passion for keeping up with what’s new in grocery stores and you seek freedom and flexibility to sharpen your craft, apply now!
For the first time Kmart is extending an invitation to experienced and talented FOOTWEAR DESIGNERS to relocate! You'll undertake significant trend forecasting, researching and developing footwear products from concept to final sign off. You'll need to complete technical sketches, detail/fabric specific, quality focussed and design to a competitive price point.
Is your vinyl addiction terminal? For the aurally-inclined there's a tasteful alternative to caskets or urns (or diamonds or trees). Invest that death-celebration cash in something your loved ones can really hold onto: a vinyl record of the tracks you choose, pressed with your own ashes. And Vinyly, an
Candidates will be responsible for producing high quality, creative graphics on toy packaging from concept to production. Applicants should have 3-5 years of consumer goods packaging/graphic design experience and hold a BFA Degree. A working knowledge of type manipulation, photography, mechanical art production and preparing 3D packaging samples required!
Rumpl has been making fun indoor-outdoor blankets since a successful Kickstarter campaign launched them into production a few years ago. Since then the SF company has grown from a small lifestyle brand to a small lifestyle brand with multiple offerings. The most recent release is the Down Puffy Rumpl, a
Full-time 3D product designer of fun and function with an Industrial Design degree wanted! Designers will work on projects from mass market to museum pieces, so they shouldn't mind getting their hands dirty building prototypes. Candidates must have knowledge of Solidworks, Materiality and an affinity with European and American aesthetics.
The Plastic Bottle Cutter by Pavel & Ian will make spaghetti out of your recyclables. This hand-held shredder has already blown past its Kickstarter goal and you still have weeks and weeks left to pick up your own. Why do you need one? The makers believe it will help with
Improving the UX of an everyday object can be tricky. When something already has a well-established design and a simple function, our instinct is to assume the item is as good as it's going to get. It takes a keenly observant designer to spot where there is room for improvement.
House cats generally make less mess than their canine counterparts, but we also tend to keep boxes of their stinkiest work inside the home. The unfortunate upshot is the deferred version of dog walking: we have to scoop it eventually, and it can add up. The options for kitty poopin'
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