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24 January 2017
3D Human Models
SLIMDESIGN created the 3D Human Models to validate designs at an early stage of the development process. We make the tool available for other developers through the 3D Human Model website. Beside Solid Works, we also have the other main Cad software available (.x_t/ .igs/ .step/ .stl/ .obj/ .dwg). Ahrend, Gazelle, Bugaboo and Dorel use the tool and sponsor our project. If you are interested in sponsoring too, please send us an e-mail.
10 January 2017
We are happy to welcome Guillaume as Product Designer in our team. His experience at Logitec and Philips will be very valuable.
We hope we will have a good time together and create some great products.
22 December 2016
SLIMDESIGN wishes you a merry Christmas and a successful 2017!
9 December 2016
Let’s meet @ CES 2017
We will attend the consumer electronics and technology tradeshow in Las Vegas from 5-8 January 2017. If you want to meet up please contact us! You can also give us a shout on twitter @Slimdesign_Ams.
24 November 2016
1 November 2016
Flexible meeting room system
Long lasting cooperation Zepcam
25 October 2016
Let’s Meet @ DDW
We will attend the Dutch DESIGN Week in Eindhoven on Tuesday, October 25th. If you want to meet, please give us a call!
13 -20 September 2016
Design workshop Fujitsu
We had a great time working with the designers of Fujitsu.
SLIMDESIGN congratulates FEBO on their 75th anniversary!
5 September 2016
Fujitsu Japan selected SLIMDESIGN to help develop a new range of products.
22 August 2016
We will attend the Dare Festival 2016 in Antwerp on 26th of August. Wouter Konings will give a talk about Consumer Product Design, the difference in developing for small, medium and large production quantities.
1 August 2016
New name: SLIMDESIGN
“We design and develop intelligent products, ranging from Internet-of-Things devices to smart mechanics. We apply a lean development process and strive to keep our designs as clean and clever as possible”.
3 May 2016
12 February 2016
Let’s Meet @ MWC
5 February 2016
Panasonic is nominated twice for the GSMA Global World Awards. The ceremony will take place during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
8 December 2015
Report Masterclass ThingsCon
3 November 2015
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 quantities (20K+) requires a different approach than most business-to-business solutions. SLIMdesign specializes in the development of smart connected products in mass production. Wouter Konings has kept track of all the lessons learned during the projects he managed over the years. During the masterclass he will share his insights, give tips and show examples of their projects for Panasonic, MSI, Angelcare and others.
2 September 2015
@ Kind + Jugend 2015
20 July 2015
‘Smart City & Logistics’
8 June 2015
We celebrated our anniversary! With our almost 50 years combined experience in design & development. It was an amazing night and thank you all for the great support and money that we donated to Nepal.
19 February 2015
Meet us @ the MWC 2015
23 September 2014
DMF Summit #6
We will join the expert pannel at the Design for Manufacturing Summit #6
The Design for Manufacturing Summit #6 connects industrial designers, product developers, makers, engineers and manufacturers for a more decentralized, leaner manufacturing ecosystem. Wouter Konings will give insight into the development process of the prizewinning video baby monitor for Angelcare.
17 September 2014
G+J Family Consumer Award
Angelcare’s new baby monitor has won the G+J | Family Consumer Award. The award was initiated and held for the first time by Gruner + Jahr in association with the Kind + Jugend trade fair. 40 Products were nominated in 4 categories by the editorial department of Eltern.de and urbia.de. An overwhelming number of 16,878 online votes were received for the products! We are proud that our design for the AC423-D has reached first place in the ‘Makes life easier’ category.
2 June 2014
@ Stedelijk Museum
3D Human Model will show at the SUPERMODELS exhibition, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, from 6 – 9 June 2014
The exhibition consists of a survey in miniature of multiple Dutch Designs, ranging from interior and furniture design to architecture. Maarten Olden, product and furniture designer used our 3D Human Model tool to show how his furniture interacts with the user.
14 May 2014
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 interface). The development of these products involves several different disciplines (design / engineering / electronics / software / app / production). He will share insights how to plan and conduct these kinds of projects (the do and don’ts) More info: Internet of Things event.
2 April 2014
Meet us in Milano!
We will be visiting the Salone del Mobile Milano from Wednesday 9th up to Saturday 12th of April. If you would like to touch base or if you are interested in a visual report of the Fair and Exhibitions in town please send us an email or give us a call.
24 March 2014
Red Dot Award
We are happy to let you know that we have won the red dot design award. The prize has established itself worldwide as one of the most sought-after quality marks for excellent design. K&K convinced the 40-member expert panel for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2014 with the high design quality. In the current competition, the international experts discussed and evaluated 4,815 entries from 53 countries. But only designs which won over the jury with quality and innovative strength won an award. http://en.red-dot.org/
20 March 2014
Moving to Loods 6
We are moving! As from April 1st 2014 our new address is: KNSM-Laan 109, 1019 LB, AMSTERDAM Loods 6 was built in the early 1900s by the Royal Dutch Steamboat Company, the KNSM, and is located on the KNSM Island in Amsterdam. The building was completely renovated in 1997 and has since hosted a wide variety of shops, office spaces, artists and design studios, as well as its monumental Baggage Hall and unique, historic Compass Room.
22 January 2014
iF Design Award
We have been awarded with the iF design award! It is among the largest and most important international design awards: the iF label is a seal of quality known all over the world.
13 January 2014
Partnership with TU Delft
We created an anthropometric design & development tool in collaboration with the Delft University of Technology Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering: the 3D Human model. A free student version, based in DINED data, will soon be available on the TU Delft student portal. http://dined.nl//ergonomics/3d.html
6 January 2014
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.
3 December 2013
Successful pilot in Orlando
The New Event Merchandising System 02 (NEMS 02) pilot was a big success during the annual Nike sales meeting in Orlando. With some minor adjustments we can start the full production in China.
10 September 2013
Innovation Award Nomination
We are proud to announce our nomination for the Kind + Jugend Innovation Award 2013 for the Angelcare IP Baby Monitor.
25 August 2013
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 working together!
20 July 2013
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.