Articles about Industrial Design

A Life of Design and Innovation (Book Review)

A review of The Man Who Designed the Future: Norman Bel Geddes and the Invention of the Twentieth-Century America by B. Alexandra Szerlip [Read More]

Connected Medical Devices: Using Data to Drive Design Decisions

Usage data that is collected and analyzed from smart medical devices has the potential to change how these devices are designed, resulting in safer and more effective devices. [Read More]

The Joys of Labor and the Danger of Automation (Book Review)

A review of The Glass Cage by Nicholas Carr. An examination of the implications of automation for society and our work as designers. [Read More]

Let’s Get Physical: UX Outside of Electronic Spaces

UX professionals must consider basic human experiences beyond just high-tech gadgets. Trash disposal, department store dressing rooms, and public restrooms pose meaningful usability challenges. [Read More]

What’s News: Make it Easy

The Arthritis Foundation’s Ease of Use Commendation program seeks to identify products that are easy to use by people with arthritis. [Read More]