Presentation on theme: "Main Design Aspects Economics Function Aesthetics Environment"— Presentation transcript:
1 Main Design Aspects Economics Function Aesthetics Environment ErgonomicsValue for moneySafetyTarget market
2 Ecomonics: related to your product Cost of product to buyCost of product to makeCost of the product to maintainCost of desired materials ‘v’ available materialsCost of desired manufacturing process ‘v’ ‘ available processCompetition in the market placeCopyright problems
3 Function: related to your product Primary featuresSecondary featuresTechnology transferSize of the product (is it the right size to do the job?)Maintenance of the productPlanned obsolescence
4 Aesthetics: related to your product ShapeColourTextureBalanceMaterialTarget marketMoodFashionProduct association
5 Environment: related to your product SustainableRecyclingReuseRepairLocal environmentShippingWorkforceHow does it effect the user?How does it effect other people?
6 Ergonomics: related to your product Anthropometricsthe study of the measurements of the human bodyPhysiologythe study of how the human body worksCombines with anthropometrics to make products which fit a wide range of products.Psychologythe study of how the human mind worksHow the design of a product can make the user feel at ease with the product.1010
7 Value for money: related to your product Shopper will follow brandsNew models must be competitive to enter marketShopper must feel that they are getting a good productIf niche or technology transfer can be exploited then a unique product can be marketed.
8 Safety: related to your product Does the product meet the relevant safety standards in the country of manufacture and country of sale?Are there any additional safety standards for the particular user group (I.e. children)Are there obvious dangers (flammable materials, toxic materials, risk of fire, sharp edges)
9 Target market: related to your product Who will the product be marketed at?Can more than one group of users be targeted?Can the product create its own niche in the market?Can the product be marketed to fill a need that was not even recognised by the user?Can the product be associated with a product / event / mood / fashion to increase its saleability?