All posts by: Tom Hazzard

We often talk about how having a Unique Selling Proposition (USP) for any brand is vital for product launch success. In the product design world, we also call a unique or original product as “Me Only Product.” When we say “Me Only,” it means that it is something that only you are manufacturing, that you......
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So you have a product that you think will sell on Amazon, or through Walmart’s or Target’s shelves. Maybe you are still playing around with the idea, or you might be in the early stages of product design and development and you want to take a step back by asking which comes first before launching......
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Styling is just one small component of design. Think of celebrity stylists who dress celebrities for red carpet events– they shop for their clients, putting together accessories, clothes, and other components to make a whole look. Product styling is not so different, in that it merely deals with combining colors and materials that work well......
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No product lasts forever. Consider yourself lucky if your original product is still in the market for five years– we call it a platinum record if it reaches the five year mark. Some of the products we have developed have been in the market for decades, including the Aeron Chair, which is still being sold......
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People think it’s kind of odd that we’re a husband and wife design team, but our dynamic works perfectly for us. We started working together back in college. Our complimentary set of skills overlap at the right touch points, especially when it comes to our overall mutual user-focused design principles. Unlike in corporate settings where......
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