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How to bring your new product to market

How to bring your new product to market

Not all our clients know that there are several different ways to develop your product and bring it to market. In the majority of cases, there are already similar products on the market. If the manufacturer is located in Asia, they are...

Intellectual Property: The Full Guide

Intellectual Property: The Full Guide

Many clients struggle with the question of what they need to do in order to protect intellectual property (IP). To provide some useful insights we have created this article, including tips, links, and example documents.Disclaimer:...

Visit Qingdao

Visit Qingdao

In August, our design team visited Qingdao, China. During the visit, we conducted interviews with a number of modern Chinese mothers. The goal was to gain an understanding of the positives and negatives associated with a product used by working Chinese Mothers. All...

Top Kickstarter failures due to manufacturing problems

Top Kickstarter failures due to manufacturing problems

Starting a crowdfunding campaign on platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo have proven to be a fruitful way for start-ups to gather funds for concepts. However, high profile failures draw a lot of attention in the crowdfunding world

New ballpoint pen design for Monami

New ballpoint pen design for Monami

New ballpoint pen design for Monami Monami has a long-lasting history as Korea’s leading manufacturer of stationery products and office supplies. Their basic ballpoint pen, named ‘153’  has continuously been on sale since 1963, with over 3.3 billion units...

Circa Smart Alarm Clock funded on Kickstarter

Circa Smart Alarm Clock funded on Kickstarter

Circa funded on Kickstarter We are pleased to inform you that Circa smart alarm clock has recently raised €117,056 on Kickstarter. To make this project a reality, SLIMDESIGN is engineering the project for production. If you missed the Kickstarter, You're now able...

Dutch Design Week

Dutch Design Week

It was a cloudy day in Eindhoven, but the designs were bright and full of energy. There were lots of interesting designs displayed, from professional design studios to large companies to students work. One unifying theme was how many optimistic concepts were presented...

Reviving revolution in washing

Reviving revolution in washing

At IFA 2017 we saw that Samsung is reviving the counter-rotation action Dyson developed 18 years ago. It was taken out of production after 3 years because it was expensive and often used in an industrial way, resulting in extensive wear. Great to see that Samsung also...

IFA Berlin 2017

IFA Berlin 2017

We spent two days at IFA Berlin, visiting all conceivable types of booths and meeting industry professionals from all fields. It was a busy, yet a meaningful time of learning and connecting that provided us with insight into the future of product design.

20x Event

20x Event

We had a great discussion at the Association of Dutch Designers (BNO) for the 20X Event about the future of Industrial Design. One of the discussions was about globalisation; Is the difference in product design languages becoming smaller? Does it change because the...

Panasonic Nubo Cam winner in consumer test!

Panasonic Nubo Cam winner in consumer test!

Panasonic Nubo Cam winner in consumer test! Panasonic Nubo Cam winner in consumer test by Smarthome Magazine. They compared seven IP cameras and the one that scored the best was the Nubo Cam, designed by SLIMDESIGN. They appreciated the excellent images, extended...

Mobile world congress 2017

Mobile world congress 2017

Mobile World Congress 2017 What will we remember of this year’s fair? Please find our selection of interesting announcements. Withings becoming Nokia One of the first things that drew our attention, is the re-branding of the Withing products to Nokia. Indeed,...

Zepcam Camera

Zepcam Camera

Introduction New Zepcam T2 body camera designed by SLIMDESIGN At the Enforced Tac security expo in Germany, Zepcam introduced their new Zepcam T2 body camera. With this Rec only model, Zepcam continues to expand their range for the body-worn camera...

Mobile World Congress News

Mobile World Congress News

Oppo announced a slim optical zoom lens for their next mobile phone. Optical zoom changes the focal length between the lens and the optical sensor. normally this distance makes the product thicker. Oppo uses a prism to create a 90-degree angle like in a periscope....

ZYXEL

ZYXEL

We are pleased with the new cooperation with ZYXEL. They have asked us to give our vision on the quickly changing networking environment. For more information www.zyxel.com.

Flexible meeting room system

Flexible meeting room system

Circuinvest’s flexible meeting room system is featured in the ArchitectNL. SLIMDESIGN developed the smart (tool-less) fixation method. It makes it possible to set up the room in a very short time, change panels and move the whole room when...

Dutch Police selects Zepcam bodycams

Long lasting cooperation Zepcam

Zepcam continues to innovate and lead the body worn camera market. We are honored they asked us again, to help achieve their new ambitious goals.

Design workshop Fujitsu

Design workshop Fujitsu

Fujitsu Japan selected SLIMDESIGN to help develop a new range of products. We had a great time working with the designers of Fujitsu.

SLIMTIME

SLIMTIME

         Minimalistic DesignWe believe that design should focus on the bare essentials. A product should blend into the background and do nothing more than it is supposed to do.Challenge   SLIMTIME is an inhouse project by SLIMDESIGN. We wanted to create a...

Mixed Reality Tools

Mixed Reality Tools

         Augmented Reality ToolsTools were essential to the development of humans. Augmented reality is no exception to this. We believe that current hand gestures and controllers are not ideal in the work environment.Challenge   We set out to design tools...

Roccat

Roccat

         Gaming MouseFor Roccat we designed a concept for a gaming mouse that reflects ergonomics, great gaming experience and fits the Roccat product-line.Challenge   Create an ergonomic mouse that supports the rough and edgy brand image is not easy.  The...

Smart Doorbell

Smart Doorbell

         IoT Innovation StrategyThe smart doorbell design enables users to connect their doorbell to their phone. This project is a good example of how we introduce a lean start-up approach in established companies.Challenge   We were asked to analyze the...

Philishave

Philishave

         R&D Support Wouter Konings was asked to lead a team of engineers with the task to reduce the production costs of the low-end shaver without sacrificing quality.Challenge   The task to implement changes in a big organization like Philips is not...

Rocean

Rocean

         Smart Water DispenserFor several years now, we have partnered with Rocean, an ambitious American start-up. Their aim is to make single-use water bottles obsolete and remove one billion single-use bottles from circulation within five years.Challenge...

Police Body Cam

Police Body Cam

         Police Body CameraSLIMDESIGN operates as an external design and development team for Zepcam. We work in close contact with their electronic and software engineers. We were responsible for the design, engineering and production of the T2 wearable body...

Bike Tracker

Bike Tracker

         Bike TrackerWith more bikes than people, the Netherlands reports over 100 000 bikes thefts each year. Our bike tracker ensures your trusty steed is covered.Challenge   Bike trackers are useless with a dead battery. Current bike trackers on the...

Baby Monitor

Baby Monitor

         Baby MonitorsWe've worked alongside Angelcare for numerous years now. Our latest collaboration is a video, sound, and movement monitor that interacts with your smartphone or tablet.Challenge   AngelCare was looking for a studio to create a modern...

4G Security Camera

4G Security Camera

         4G Security CameraNubo, the water-resistant security camera we developed for Panasonic, can work independently from Wi-Fi allowing it to be positioned anywhere, including outdoors. It features a wide-angle view, IR night vision, and HD video quality....

Circa

Circa

         Smart Alarm ClockThe Circa alarm clock is a Kickstarter project designed to help you wake up and fall asleep without any distractions. No more restless nights due to your smartphone. The final design is by Robert Bronwasser.Challenge   Circa...

Train & Track

Train & Track

         Child TrackerThe use of child location trackers will grow in the near future. When the child tracker design and development is executed well, they can be very useful for the parent and child.Challenge   Current tracking solutions encounter a variety...

Fujitsu

Fujitsu

         Innovation StrategyFujitsu asked us to help define their laptop design strategy for the coming years. Alongside Fujitsu's design team, we held multiple workshops in our Amsterdam based design studio, where we developed several concepts.Challenge  ...

Bagtag

Bagtag

         Startup R&D SupportBAGTAG is an electronic luggage tag that enables travellers to check-in their baggage using their phone, and skip queues at the airport. For airports, this results in improved passengers flow throughout the check-in area. Challenge...

MSI 360 Camera

MSI 360 Camera

         360° CameraThe camera's aim is to create a versatile tool to monitor important places. The 360 lens makes it possible to view the whole room at the same time. and the two-way audio makes interaction possible.Challenge   MSI, a leading computer...

Panasonic Nominated

Panasonic Nominated

Panasonic is nominated twice for the GSMA Global World Awards. The ceremony will take place during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Report Masterclass ThingsCon

Report Masterclass ThingsCon

We have been asked to give a masterclass during ThingsCon Amsterdam 2015. The masterclass is about IoT: Scaling IoT products. This IoT conference will take place on December 4th in Volkshotel. Masterclass IoT by Wouter Konings Production in large...

‘Smart City & Logistics’

‘Smart City & Logistics’

We have been asked to write an article about the development process of ‘Internet of Things’ products. Read the full version of this article here.

Internet of Things Lecture

Internet of Things Lecture

‘Development process of smart devices’ Wouter Konings is asked to give a presentation on the Internet of Things-event, on June 3rd, in Eindhoven. The case presentation will focus on the development process of the award-winning Baby Video Monitor (with an app user...

Good Design Award

Good Design Award

We are proud to announce that the Angelcare baby monitor AC1200 has been awarded with the prestigious Good Design Award! It is a video monitor that connects to your smartphone and is a perfect example of an ‘internet of things’ product. Good Design Award 2013.

Innovation Award Nomination

Innovation Award Nomination

We are proud to announce our nomination for the Kind + Jugend Innovation Award 2013 for the Angelcare IP Baby Monitor.

Cooperation with MSI

Cooperation with MSI

MSI (computer manufacturer from Taiwan) has asked us to develop a new range of products. We are happy with this new cooperation, and look forward to working together!

Nike Pitch

Nike Pitch

We have won the international pitch for Nike Retail System. For the second time! We are contracted to design and produce the new retail system. For more information see our first model NEMS I.