Industrial Design

Using 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS Software for Industrial Design

3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS

Growing your company’s market share is inextricably linked to product innovation and a strong brand identity, which requires the adoption of modern industrial design. In an increasingly competitive global market, product development companies need flexible industrial design tools that allows you to express your creativity,…

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How to Modernize your Industrial Design with a Stratasys J55 3D Printer

Modern Design Process

Product and Industrial design has been modernized in the last few years with the introduction of professional 3D printers that are designed specifically for designers to quickly and easily produce concept models for fit, form, function, and aesthetics testing of their industrial design. The Stratasys…

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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”…

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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…

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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…

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Rethinking the Flower Vase with SolidWorks and an Objet 3D Printer

Image: Ideation of a vase

As a first year industrial design student at Carleton University I was tasked with a culminating project of redesigning a common household accessory; the flower vase. Although the project was mainly an exploration into the form and colour development of a common object, I wanted to use…

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Introducing Andrew Lowe – Winner of the 2011 Rocket Design Competition

Today I got the chance to chat with Andrew Lowe, the 2011  Winner of the Rocket Award for Best in Show at the 2011 Rocket Design Competition. Beside being an young but accomplished industrial designer, Andrew is also the author of a very interesting and useful article posted…

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