Consumer goods design
Consumer goods are products, which are known from daily use. Examples are office, kitchen, sanitary and, of course, electronic products. In this field, the function of the products is very often comparable. The design is, therefore, given a very special status. It is often the only distinguishing feature besides brand and price.
The development of design must deal intensively with the respective target groups which generates design concepts and distinctive features that makes products appealing and convincing. The classic design aspects such as form, color, materiality, haptics and ergonomics as well as naming and branding are of particular importance in the consumer goods sector.
However, today’s designs also need to consider properties, such as noises, signals and the weight of a product. All these characteristics taken together form the user experience, the overall perception and evaluation of a product with all the senses.
In addition, defortec, is also constantly trying to develop new ideas for the utility, which offer appreciably added value in the use of the product. The combination of perfect design and additional usability creates the perfect product from our point of view.
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simplify the understanding of design Glossary
Human factors and ergonomics (HF&E) aka comfort design, functional design, and user-friendly systems, is a multidisciplinary field incorporating contributions from psychology, engineering, biomechanics, mechanobiology, industrial design, physiology and anthropometry. In essence it is the study of designing equipment and devices that fit the human body and its cognitive abilities. The two terms "human factors" and "ergonomics" are essentially synonymous.
Human factors and ergonomics is concerned with the "fit" between the user, equipment and their environments. It takes account of the user's capabilities and limitations in seeking to ensure that tasks, functions, information and the environment suit each user.
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