Consumer goods design
Consumer goods are products, which are known from daily use. Examples are office, kitchen, sanitary and, of course, electronic products. In this field, the function of the products is very often comparable. The design is, therefore, given a very special status. It is often the only distinguishing feature besides brand and price.
The development of design must deal intensively with the respective target groups which generates design concepts and distinctive features that makes products appealing and convincing. The classic design aspects such as form, color, materiality, haptics and ergonomics as well as naming and branding are of particular importance in the consumer goods sector.
However, today’s designs also need to consider properties, such as noises, signals and the weight of a product. All these characteristics taken together form the user experience, the overall perception and evaluation of a product with all the senses.
In addition, defortec, is also constantly trying to develop new ideas for the utility, which offer appreciably added value in the use of the product. The combination of perfect design and additional usability creates the perfect product from our point of view.
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simplify the understanding of design Glossary
An important international design award, which is organized once a year by the iF International Forum Design GmbH. Since the first time 1954 the award has expanded into a series of six awards with different disciplines. So there are further awards beside the classical iF product design award, the iF communication design award, iF design award China, iF material award, iF brand award and the iF concept award. In the year 2002 almost 5000 submitted their work in the category communication-, industrial- and product design.