PRODUCT DESIGN
Award winning industrial design across all industries

4design’s Industrial Design service is extensive because designing a product requires skill, creativity and knowledge. Our multi-disciplinary approach allows us to create, detail and successfully deliver comprehensive solutions to clients across a broad range of industries including medical, mining, consumer, sport, transport, infrastructure, fashion, defence to name a few.

To design globally successful products, the team at 4design draws on established techniques, over 50 years of Industrial Design experience and the knowledge gained from working with such a diverse range of products.

Product design is like combining art and technology, only the immensely skilful artists have the ability to create a masterpiece through learning, experience and an innate talent. Creating inspiring and visionary products starts here at 4design and our products speak for themselves.

RENDERING AND VISUALISATION
WE CREATE IMAGERY DESIGNED TO INSPIRE YOUR CUSTOMERS

Our constant drive for excellence in product realism, pursuit of the latest tools and re-investment in rendering techniques and high end software ensure our clients are offered a service that will capture the potential of an idea early in the development phase.

Our simulation processes allow us to produce photorealistic renders and life-like animations. These rendered images help our clients inspire potential investors, they can be utilised to aid in advanced marketing studies, pre-product release, imagery for websites, marketing material or just to truly understand the products appearance prior to further investment.

ANIMATION & SPECIAL EFFECTS
BRING YOUR PRODUCT TO LIFE USING THE LATEST ANIMATION TECHNIQUES AND TECHNOLOGY

We live in a visual world and at 4design we understand the importance of an effective visual story. 4design has exceptional expertise in bringing your product to life using the latest animation techniques and technology. Our striking and accurate animations are built on years of experience across multiple industries. We can illustrate your most complex design, animate assemblies or explode your product design. The opportunities to explore your design are limitless.

Our animations can be used for testing the feasibility of the concept design or creating powerful visual animations for investor presentations, marketing materials or to give your website an edge.

ERGONOMICS AND HUMAN FACTORS
UNDERSTANDING HUMAN FACTORS IS CRITICAL TO EVERY DETAIL OF THE USABILITY

We all come in different shapes and sizes, therefore the fit between product and users is extremely important. 4design utilises the latest human factor data and measurements to ensure design outcomes are best suited to our client’s end users.

4design have long established relationships with specialist ergonomists enabling a very high-level analysis of new and existing design concepts right through to in-depth testing and reporting on human factor issues. We also have experience and a thorough understanding of DDA requirements (Disability and Discrimination Act) for the design of products to ensure they are accessible by all.

Research and Trends
Understanding the market, competitors and consumers

We understand the many factors required for a products success . This is achieved by careful analysis of both past and emerging design trends. Our expert product development process allows for the ‘time to market’ process.

We are constantly investigating emerging materials and processes, procuring samples, researching vendors and exploring possibilities to give our clients a competitive edge. Understanding the emerging drivers in advance is essential to the success of every new product in today’s fast product life cycle.

We leverage our large network of vendors and global contacts to constantly look for new improved ways to manufacture products that are beautiful, well made and cost effective.