Category Archives: Design


UX versus ID: Understanding the Design Industry

UX: In the past few years we’ve seen a lot of new job positions that lead to generating quite a confusion in the industry of digital design. A brief history of Industrial and Interaction Design (IxD synonymously called UX) situates the entire history of interaction


Thinking Like an Industrial Designer

“Who has a Behance?”… None of the design department bothered answering.   ANDesign Lab’s industrial designer, Ming Chen then presents me with his website.   “Thanks for visiting my site! I am currently an industrial designer at ANDesign. It has been a blast after graduating.

Idea concept with row of light bulbs and glowing bulb

IDSA’s Most Innovative Tech Brands of 2016

Founded in 1965, the nonprofit Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) is one of the oldest and largest membership associations for industrial design professionals. IDSA has thousands of members in dozens of Student Chapters, Professional Chapters and Special Interest Sections in the United States and internationally. IDSA sponsors the annual International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), the world’s most


What the Hell is an Autonomous Suitcase ?!

ATTENTION ALL FELLOW TRAVELERS: The First and Only Robotic suitcase is here!  COWAROBOT R1, moves on its own, frees your hands, and makes travel less of a drag! If you ever want to pull the luggage yourself instead of having it follow you, just touch

TURF 9-holes

This is LA: TURF war

Materials & Applications‘s mini-golf project: TURF by nine architects, designers and artists considered topics relevant to Los Angeles today— including all aspects of topography and terrain, drought and lawns, parking and traffic, nature and neighborhood, housing typologies and identity — to create relevant obstacles in the form


Industrial Design : Office Essentials

In order to fulfill the dreams of our clients, and create timeless product, we need all the right equipment suitable  for industrial design. Even down to the players, but that’s another story. We’ll talk about desk essentials and industrial design secrets. What exactly is it that allows industrial designers


The Original Squeeze Visits ANDesign China

Did you know ANDesign Lab has an office in the manufacturing capital of the world? ANDesign Lab is one of the few industrial design firms equipped to handle the manufacturing process for its clients. Recently, The Original Squeeze had the opportunity to visit ANDesign China


Happy birthday to Raymond Loewy!

At ANDESIGN, our inspiration for design comes from many places, especially from the pioneers of our industry. Industrial Design started in the in the early 1920’s  but was really brought to light by post World War 2 designers like Raymond Lowey.  Today we are celebrating


Meet our MakerBot

It’s here! It’s here! Our MakerBot Replicator 2 has arrived and it feels like Christmas morning here at ANDESIGN! Picking the best desktop 3D printer for our design studio was no easy feat and we couldn’t be happier with our choice. A substantial upgrade from the


First Class Design // Luxury Aircraft Interiors

Singapore Airlines announced their collaboration with BMW Group Designworks USA in designing their new first class cabin interior for ultimate comfort. The updated design will debut this September on board the new Boeing 777.  We can’t help but wonder, did the duo improve any of