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Shenzhen, China

Shenzhen Finds

We recently posted about the ANDesign Lab team going to Shenzhen, China. There, they met with clients and manufacturers alike. They also debuted their brand new China office and we got the inside scoop! It’s always exciting to see the differences between home and there.

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Manufacturing Designs w/ ANDesign Lab

ANDesign Lab is a full service Industrial Design firm based in Newport Beach in Southern California. Though ANDesign Lab conceptualizes and designs at their headquarter in the United States, they manufacture in China. The ANDesign China team oversees all final manufacturing oversights and quality control.  Just

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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

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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.

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Converse’s Iconic Branding and the Test of Time

Converse sues 31 major companies for infringing on the Chuck Taylor. What does that mean for trademark regulations moving forward? The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) has filed an amicus brief in Converse, Inc.’s Feb. 1, 2017 federal circuit court appeal of the June

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Manufacturing Your Design Career

“What a day. What a time. Design and all it stands for and how it’s helped me succeed. Here’s how I’m manufacturing my career.” On Thursday, February 2nd 2017, CEO of ANDesign Lab, Andrew Namminga was invited to be the opening speaker for the Duncan

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AeroMorph – Shape Changing Material

Could this futuristic inflatable fabric change industrial design? Massachusetts Institute of Technology is always at the forefront of technological advancements. MIT’s tangible media group presents “aeroMorph”, a programmable paper, plastic, and fabric self-folding origami-like inflatable structure. Whether airbags or something more exotic like a Lamzac, we’ve all experienced

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How the Supreme Court Defines “Granular” Design

Granular Design vs. All-Encompassing Apple and Samsung have been at war over patent and layout designs for over 5 years now. This past month, the Supreme Court sided with Samsung and ruled against Apple in the design patent case. Here’s why it’s changed the landscape

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FORECASTED PANTONE COLOR FOR 2017

What is the PANTONE Color of the Year? A symbolic color selection; a color snapshot of what we see taking place in our global culture that serves as an expression of a mood and an attitude. Every year Pantone forecasts the next year’s color! This foreshadowing

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Millennials: Largest Group of Individuals

You may think Millennials are materialistic, stubborn, narrow-minded and ego-driven…But that isn’t necessarily true. Millennials want to work for companies they can be proud of, and buy products from companies that care. The largest group of individuals, according to the U.S. Census Bureau is people