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Every week the Product Design Show digs into the engineering and design behind well-known products. Vince and Allison deliver a fast-paced and entertaining show that features their unique combination of story-telling and humor.

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Every week the Product Design Show digs into the engineering and design behind well-known products. Vince and Allison deliver a fast-paced and entertaining show that features their unique combination of story-telling and humor.

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Just what I was looking for!

By JJ Bolt - Aug 14 2017
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There are not that many podcast that layout product design in this manner. I love it!

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6 Ratings
Average Ratings
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Just what I was looking for!

By JJ Bolt - Aug 14 2017
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There are not that many podcast that layout product design in this manner. I love it!
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Product Design Show - ENGINEERING.com

Latest release on Sep 25, 2013

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Building Design that Pushes Engineering Limits

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Architects designed a huge cantilevered canopy for the new Francis A Gregory library in Washington DC. Problem was, hanging a canopy 40 feet from its support isn’t an easy engineering challenge, as the engineers from CST Covers pointed out. Vince and Allison walk us through the solution.

Mar 14 2012

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Rank #2: Cool Tools for Design Collaboration

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Allison and Vince show a range of collaboration tools that help designers collaborate with suppliers on product concepts without sharing the full intellectual property of their designs.

Feb 15 2012

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Rank #3: Rock your Concept Design with Psycho Aesthetic Approach

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How does Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs fit into concept design? Allison and Vince show how The Psycho Aesthetic approach helps guitar designers forecast future consumer needs to create next generation instruments.

Jun 01 2011

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Rank #4: Designing Emotion Into New Products

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RKS uses emotion as a starting point for new product design. This episode of the Product Design Show looks at the Kor water bottle and how decisions designers made at the concept stage makes buyers feel better about themselves.

May 25 2011

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Rank #5: Revolutionary Office Chair Design

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Designers at Steelcase surveyed thousands of users on how they sit when using new devices like smartphones and tablets at the office. They found that common office chairs don’t support the way people sit, which led them to a revolutionary new office chair design.

Jul 17 2013

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Rank #6: Designing Motorcycles for Endurance and Performance

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The Dakar off-road motorcycle race has daily sections of up to 550 miles. The design team at KTM has produced winning bikes for the last 12 Dakars. In this episode, Vince and Allison share the unique challenges and winning formulas from KTM’s motorcycle design team.

Jul 10 2013

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Rank #7: Electronics in Mechanical Product Design

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Embedding electronics demands new processes and technology for product design.

May 29 2013

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Rank #8: Designing Products that are Easy to Assemble

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Vince and Allison speak with designers at toy company, k'nex, and learn a few things about designing products that will be assembled in the field.

May 15 2013

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Rank #9: Complying with Sustainable Design Requirements

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How do designers meet regulatory requirements and consumer preferences for sustainable design? Vince and Allison delve into design practices that comply with standards like RoHS and Reach.

Apr 24 2013

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Rank #10: Product Design for Emerging Markets

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Emerging markets represent the biggest sales opportunities for western brands. But what’s a designer to do when competitors release a $65 smartphone tailored to the needs of those consumers? In this episode, Vince and Allison explore design challenges for foreign markets.

Apr 17 2013

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Rank #11: Multi-CAD Environments are the New Normal for Design

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Why do different CAD systems cause a problem for designers? It comes down to the feature definitions in the various packages. Newer software does a better job of geometric translation. That’s a good thing, since multi-CAD environments aren’t going away any time soon.

Mar 13 2013

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Rank #12: Retrieving Design Intent for Old Models

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Vince and Allison discuss how to retrieve the design intent from a CAD model even though the original designers no longer work at the company. This episode shows how to edit CAD models without knowledge of the model's feature history.

Mar 06 2013

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Rank #13: The Whats and Whys of Direct Modeling

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Vince and Allison explain direct modeling and compare it to parametric modeling, using lots of examples.

Jan 23 2013

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Rank #14: Top Down and Bottom Up Design

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In this episode, Vince and Allison talk about when top down design is the right way to go and the value that design teams can get from a bottom up approach.

Nov 28 2012

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Rank #15: Integrative Thinking and Experimentalism in Design Thinking

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In this episode of the Product Design Show, Vince and Allison explore the last two components of design thinking, integrative thinking and experimentalism, and explain why those two elements are crucial to the whole process.

Oct 25 2012

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Rank #16: Design Thinking. Bringing Empathy and Collaboration to Your Designs

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Design Thinking is a process of bringing integrative thinking, experimentalism, collaboration and empathy into the design process in a structured way. In this episode Vince and Allison walk us through the empathy and collaboration aspects of this framework.

Oct 18 2012

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Rank #17: The Evolution of Product Design Tools

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Product concept design tools have come a long way from hand sketches. Even proper drafting rules made a big difference, and so have computer design tools. Now designers are using social media to bring consumer interaction into the concept stage of product design.

Oct 10 2012

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Rank #18: Product Concept Design - Past and Future

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Every product starts off as an idea. Product Concept Design is all about shaping that idea into a real product. In today’s episode Vince and Allison look at how modern Product Concept Design has developed, and where it’s going.

Sep 09 2012

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Rank #19: 360 Degree Camera

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Vince and Allison show the egg shaped Tamaggo, a soon-to-be-released camera whose unusual 360 degree image created unique design challenges.

Jul 11 2012

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Rank #20: Stiffer Chassis With Less Weight

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Ram Racing redesigned their Formula SAE car to increase stiffness by 100% and reduce weight by 10 lbs, leading to big reductions in lap time.

May 30 2012

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