We have written all these topics to help you further understand the Invention Process and what you can do to reduce mistake and keep costs low.

May 27, 2012


What is 2D CAD? When someone in design or engineering refers to 2D CAD, they generally refer to a drawing on a screen or paper that represents a 2 dimensional object or assembly. This means there is no depth represented (Z-axis). In Order for designers to illustrate a depth they usually add another view alongside the front or side view. 2D drawings are always presented in a line drawing format but may have some shaded view added. Why do you need it? 2D CAD drawings are generally produced to give dimensions to a part or assembly for the object to be […]
February 24, 2012

Will big companies steal my idea?

So you came up with that great idea that no one else has thought of yet. What do you do with it? There are two directions you can follow: 1. You either do all the hard work yourself and get the design and manufacture, marketing and sales done. or, 2. You approach some of the big companies already out there selling similar products and try and pitch your ideas to them. No matter how great the idea there are always people failing with getting their product to market successfully and end up with a dead end product. The years and […]
February 23, 2012

Product Design Process

Product Designing is the process where a new product is created and likely to be sold by a business to its customers. This also applies to inventors. A Product Designer combines their artistic skills with science and technology to create a 3D product with the use of engineering or graphic design software. WHAT IS THE DESIGN PROCESS? Design Brief The design brief is the most important part of the design process. The designer needs to fully understand what you are looking to design and how you want it. The product designers takes this information and designs your product. Be aware if you don’t give […]