In our articles section, we offer valuable insights and actionable tips on product design, development, and manufacturing. From design trends to prototyping and manufacturing advice, our team of experts shares their knowledge to help you take your product to the next level.

Job Application Advice

Tom Osman, one of the founders of Raymont-Osman Product Design shares his advice on applying for jobs.

What are Injection Moulding Tooling Loops?

Why do we need them, what does T2.1 mean and what on earth is "metal safe"?

What is Product Design?

So, what exactly is Product Design?

CMF: RO Industrial Designer, Pippa Webb explores Colour, Material, Finish beyond Aesthetics

CMF (Colour, Material, Finish) is a key factor when it comes to Product and Industrial Design and, when used efficiently, can be a vital part of the design process far beyond aesthetics.

Design for manufacture – at what point should it be considered within the overall Design process?

RO Designer Bek Storm examines to what extent the point of introduction of manufacturing intent influences the aesthetics, functionality and feasibility of final products.

Impact Testing using SolidWorks Finite Element Analysis

Tom Osman shows us how advanced Finite Element Analysis (FEA) in SolidWorks can be used to simulate impacts on a mechanical component.

Finite Element Analysis (FEA): simulating your pre-manufactured design

FEA is a crucial process for any consultancy serious about making real-world products, and for any client wishing to launch a viable commodity. Find out why you should care about FEA and how it will prove instrumental in the development of your product.

Why Model Make?

Raymont-Osman Industrial Designer, Pippa Webb, explains the merits of traditional model making when it comes to designing your product.

The Mechanics of the Queen's Baton

Tom Osman explains the engineering behind the Queen's Baton.

VAVE - Cost Reduction Through Value Engineering

VAVE stands for Value Analysis and Value Engineering. What does this mean for your product and, ultimately your business?

How to Export Graphics from Illustrator to SolidWorks

Exporting graphics from an Adobe Illustrator Drawing into SolidWorks CAD can be a tricky process, but with the right tips and tricks, it can be a seamless experience.

The Role of 3D Printing in Product Design

3D printing is revolutionising the design industry, but what are the benefits of using this approach - both in terms of prototyping and in the development of commercially-viable products?

Why Reviews Matter

How is good design linked to numbers?

Marketing the Invisible: A guide to marketing a product before it is made

Raymont-Osman clients often need to market their products in the run-up to manufacture, or sometimes, even prototyping. Here's what you need to know...

How To Go From Idea To Launch

Editor of Authority Magazine, Fotis Georgiadis, chats with Tom Osman as part of the magazine's interview series. Check out the interview here!

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