SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer

SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer Parametric Features [VIDEO Series 4 of 4]

Hello everyone, and welcome to the fourth and final post in this getting to know SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer video series. Over the past few weeks we have gone from beginner to intermediate level skills in the software by practicing with the contests. The past contest was to create a statue that could hold any object….

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SOLIDWORKS Product Design – The Golf Grip Guard

Recently a customer of ours requested a SOLIDWORKS Product Design project, to help improve the golf experience. He wants a product that will elevate a golf club from the wet grass in order to keep the grip dry without the need of a towel. Upon further discussion and a little bit of research, we came up with this very early…

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SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer Freeform Geometry [VIDEO series 3 of 4]

Hello everyone, and welcome back to my series on Industrial Design. In the last post we learned about the sketching capabilities in ID and some quick tips on beginning to create your 3D object by either extruding the sketch or manipulating standard freeform objects. For those who participated in the contest and would like to see what…

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SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer Sketching [VIDEO Series 2 of 4]

Welcome back everyone! In part 1, we became familiar with  SOLIDWORKS Industrial Design, and learned how to navigate around it. For those that participated in the contest and would like to compare results with me, please click the show contest button. [showhide type=”post” more_text=”Show Contest” less_text=”Hide Contest”] Thank you for participating. I ended up creating…

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Getting started with SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer software [VIDEO Series 1 of 4]

Example Model created with SWID

When I first started using SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer (SWID) I was thrilled to test out all of the exciting new functionality that I had heard about. Eager to begin, I started up the software on the Dassault Systèmes 3DExperience Platform and was greeted by a visually appealing, well thought out user interface. Not knowing where my buttons lay, I…

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Freehand Sketching with SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer Software

We have done quite a few demonstrations of SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer and every time we do I get more excited about the impact this new technology will have on the Industrial Design process.  In fact, I get excited for any customer who does complex surfacing or creates complex organic shapes in general as the capabilities truly redefine the…

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