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What separates good industrial design from great industrial design?

Good industrial design is Identifying a problem in a product and taking the right steps to fix it and enhance the product. Typically, the problems revolve around products that people purchase and use throughout their day to day lives. These products

Excellent Product Design & Development – Stacie Depner – Director of Engineering at Nectar

As Director of Engineering at Nectar, what teams do you manage and does it vary from project to project? I’m the Director of Mechanical Engineers and Electrical Engineers and I also have a dual role as Program Director. I will often be leading

A Decision- maker’s Guide to Selecting a Product Development Firm

Outsourced product development helps companies reduce costs, save time, and meet product goals. For many companies, outsourcing is an easy decision that yields many benefits. Development groups can take on single tasks to large complex projects.

Industrial Design for User- Centered Products - James Wilkin - Nectar Product Development

How do you define Industrial Design (ID)? Industrial Design is a design process to help shape a product. ID, to me, is identifying a problem and strategically solving it. Usually, that problem revolves around products that people purchase and use in

Nectar Sponsors 2nd Annual Med Tech Monday

For the second year in a row, Nectar Product Development sponsored Med Tech Monday in Irvine on August 7th, 2017. This year’s Med Tech Monday attracted start-ups and established businesses, growing the attendance substantially. The medical device

Product Development Leaders - Nectar's CEO - Darren Saravis

How did you think of Nectar Product Development? My background is in industrial design and mechanical engineering. Early on I had an interest in visual arts, music, and math. I gravitated to product development because it combined all those

Adding Value to Products through User Experience with Evan Ross from Nectar

How do you define User Experience (UX)? User Experience entails focusing on the user and the steps they take when interacting with a product or service. How does UX benefit products and consumers? Good User Experience design can differentiate a

User Experience: Product Design Beyond the Box

Quite often I hear people talk about User Experience (UX) as if it only exists for software and digital product product design. They may go on to incorrectly refer to User Experience and User Interface (UI) design interchangeably. I am especially

New Limb Lengthening Medical Device Design from Nectar Product Development

Long Beach, California – July 7, 2017 – Nectar Product Development, an innovation focused medical technology developer, has redesigned a limb lengthening device that was released into the market for patients with limb length discrepancy (LLD). The

Med Tech Council at Nectar - Inspired Innovation

On June 12th, 2017 Nectar hosted their first in- house networking event as a Med Tech Council member with success. Med Tech Council’s networking series are quarterly hosted events throughout southern California, which lead up to Med Tech Monday, a