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Industrial Design for Makers

Written and illustrated by Bob Knetzger

HOW TO MAKE YOUR PROJECT BETTER THROUGH SMART DESIGN

OK, so you’ve made your project. Whether it’s an original concept of your own or something from a MAKE how-to article — good for you! Maybe you’ve learned a new skill or tried a new tool or process: that’s the fun and reward of making.

But consider your end result. How well does it really work? How does it look? What would make it better? Maybe you’re ready to take your creation to the next level: manufacture and sell. How would a professional maker approach it? That’s a job for an industrial designer! ...

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