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Software for Product Design – Programming to Propel Your Product

Do you have a concept to bring to life that requires software capability? If so, how much attention have you given to this aspect of the project? When considering software for product design, it is important to make sure you are working with a team who fully understands your end goal, and feel confident to help you make it happen.

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Product Design Engineers – How to Expand Your Team Without the Red Tape!

Finding the right product design engineers can be a challenging task. Not only are you looking for top quality recruits, but you will most likely want to scale quickly to get your workflow moving and overall, reduce the faff!

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Electronics for Product Design – Bringing Beautiful Product Design to Life

Electronics for product design can be easily overlooked during the early part of the design phase. It’s all well and good creating a super slick product that the design gods would admire, but what about the functionality?

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UK Product Design Companies – Bring Your Products to Life with Conficio

Are you an entrepreneur looking to bring your concept to life? Or maybe you’re a fellow agency needing some additional resource to keep your product design production line working right now? Have you been searching Google for ‘UK product design companies’. If this is you, then look no further – you’ve found us!

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Design and Manufacture a Product – 5 Ways to Keep Your Focus!

So you’ve had the idea brewing in your mind for a while now, you’re eureka moment has occurred and you are now working with your product designer, in order to design and manufacture a product.

Now it’s time to start to bring it to fruition. It’s very easy to get swallowed up in the product design process. On this journey, it is critical to remember the very reason for your product coming to life, is to get it manufactured and get it to market!

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Product Design for Education – The Off Grid Cinema Project

Cineboda approached the team at Conficio, to create a motorbike-based cinema. Cineboda’s objective, was to provide a tool that would allow their team to take educational content and deliver it to those who do not ordinarily have access to the sort of content that you or I take for granted. The team aim to educate, inform, inspire and encourage debate.

Innovate Like a Child

When sitting with my gorgeous little cherubs during lockdown, I was reminded of the state of the child like brain, and how limitless the possibilities are in a child’s world. My 4-year-old approached me to play with his ‘camera’, which was in fact created out of Duplo, of course. Furthermore, he went on to play with it as if it were a Polaroid camera, handing the prints to me straight from the camera as he was ‘taking’ them. This wouldn’t be out of the ordinary, except, we do not own a Polaroid camera, and he has never, to the best of my knowledge, been shown one in a real or virtual setting.

The Great Working from Home Experiment

This is a time to observe how the world adapts to the changing demands of the environment we find ourselves in and understand how our behaviours adapt in terms of purchasing, adoption and utilisation of goods and products. Just how are businesses big and small dealing with diversification, evolving product lines, business processes or even course correction?Is your team working from home out of necessity or choice? At Conficio we enabled the team to work remotely from the get-go, because, let’s face it, this is the future. Or indeed, the present! With a world pandemic and many countries going into lockdown, many businesses are struggling because they don’t have the capacity or means to adapt quickly enough; the world of technical capability can’t save us all, as it turns out.

Diversification – The New Business as Usual

This is a time to observe how the world adapts to the changing demands of the environment we find ourselves in and understand how our behaviours adapt in terms of purchasing, adoption and utilisation of goods and products. Just how are businesses big and small dealing with diversification, evolving product lines, business processes or even course correction?

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Product Design, Pandemics & Politics

Everything that surrounds us has either evolved by force of nature or has been invented. Innovation, and consequently, product design is part of our everyday life. It will make your mind implode if you stop to consider it too much. Quite frankly, If you look for it, I’ve got a sneaky feeling you’ll find that innovation actually is, all around…

Inspiring Innovations

Everything that surrounds us has either evolved by force of nature or has been invented. Innovation, and consequently, product design is part of our everyday life. It will make your mind implode if you stop to consider it too much. Quite frankly, If you look for it, I’ve got a sneaky feeling you’ll find that innovation actually is, all around…

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The Great British Entrepreneur Awards – A few weeks to go!

The Entrepreneurs’ Team of the Year Award arguably boasts its strongest category nominations to date. Conficio are honoured to be judged against these inspirational people. Our competition, to mention a few, includes the genius that is minicabit, founded by Dragon’s Den star Amer Hasan; ClearScore, the open banking system co-founded by author and business tycoon Justin Basini; and Speechmatics, the …

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Get some perspective – The art of design sketching

For some, mastering the art of sketching can take years to perfect. Leonardo Da Vinci himself dedicated a lifetime to fine tuning and refining this art. In fact, it is rumoured that even some of Da Vinci’s most renowned works were considered incomplete by this prolific artist and engineer. Unlike Da Vinci however, we don’t all have a lifetime to …

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Take a scroll – Conficio’s new website

Slicker, smoother and smarter than ever; Conficio are delighted to announce the launch of our new and improved website. May 2018 marked Conficio’s first birthday and to celebrate this occasion we decided to refresh and revamp our website, giving it the facelift it deserved. The glossy new site offers a seamless user experience, in which potential clients can easily navigate …

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When Humans Take to the Skies

Being part of the machine that is project Gravity, has been an honour for the team here at Conficio. When you’re approached by a true innovator with the vision, focus and tenacity to power through and bring their vision of human flight to life, exciting things happen! We couldn’t be more proud of the work we’ve been commissioned to complete …

New Talent Lands at Conficio!

Career progression, science and engineering are due to hit the headlines as hot topics this fortnight. Specifically, this week celebrates National Careers Week in schools, colleges and universities up and down the country; a reminder to those looking to their future careers of what is truly possible. The event will help to educate students on how they map their route …

Rapid Prototyping –  The Next Level Detail

So you’ve read our ‘Rapid Prototyping – A Beginners Guide’, and now we understand why Rapid Prototyping is important, and what the basic types of testing are.  We know that we can commission a ‘looks-like’ or a ‘works-like’ prototype, and we understand what a ‘Proof-of-Concept’ model looks like and that our end goal is to achieve a production-quality prototype that …

Rapid Prototyping – A Beginners Guide

Picture the moment; your team have come up with a ground-breaking new concept product. It’s going to be the game changer. It features all the USP’s you could hope for; the concept is immense – it’ll take your business to the next level. Your MD says “Great stuff – let’s move this thing forward!” But what next? What about the …