Posts tagged 3D CAD
How Finite Element Analysis (FEA) Accelerates Innovation by Merging the Digital and Physical Worlds

Guest writer Michael Hiller MSME is a principal at In2solutions.com with over 20 years of experience in CAD, FEA, and other numerical methods for product development in dozens of industries. Industry-leading companies recognize the benefits of CAE and invest millions to develop and maintain in-house assets. If CAD is the first cornerstone of CAE product design capability, then finite element analysis (FEA) is certainly the second.

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eDrawings App for iPad Review with Patrick Murphy

Patrick Murphy is the lead industrial designer at Trig Innovation, shaping products in multiple market sectors, including hardware, tools, medical devices, furniture, and products for the home. In his work at Trig, Patrick utilizes a variety of software platforms to bring new products to life in sketches, renderings, 3D CAD models, and animations.

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Murphy’s Hypotenuse: Thoughts on the Passing of Bill Moggridge

Bill Moggridge passed away on this past September, leaving many of us in the global design community saddened at the loss of not only a great designer, but a great person. He also leaves us with his monumental legacy achieved on two continents, in multiple areas of design—doing it, teaching it, and serving as one of its principal champions over the course of four decades. His influence will live on for at least as many to come.

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Meet the Trig Crew—Patrick Murphy

Patrick Murphy joined the Trig crew in the spring of 2011 as an industrial designer, upon the recommendation of another Trig designer, Smith Newnam. We owe Smith quite a bit for this great referral, since Patrick has quickly established himself as a formidable design talent within Trig’s innovation management strategic framework.

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Trig Animation Demo Reel

As promised in this post from September 7, we have been busy creating a representative demo reel for the latest service offering at Trig Innovation.  Animation reels deliver a great perspective on both the form and function of many types of products, a perspective often not gained through still renderings to communicate the work done in the 3D CAD models. 

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Authentic Brands Have Great User Manuals

As the saying goes, “Don’t ruin a $100 meal with a five cent dessert.” The same can be said for building great brands, and the required attention to detail in order to make sure that every expression of the brand – from product to website, packaging to retail environments – communicates a consistent, authentic message. 

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