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Product Designers


The origins of product design are connected to the field of industrial design, which combines expertise with machinery, materials, and production techniques with artistic talent to improve the appearance and function of machine-made products. Industrial design emerged as a separate and distinct field in the 1920s as a result of the growing complexity of manufacturing processes and other factors. For years, product design was viewed as a creative component of industrial design, but the increasing use of technology in the design and manufacturing processes, increasing global business competition, and the shortening of product life cycles created a need for a specialized type of worker who understood the creative, business development, user experience, marketing, and manufacturing aspects of new product development and the enhancement of existing products. As a result, the career of product designer emerged in the last two decades.

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