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Should Form Follow Function? How Aesthetics Impact Medical Device Design

Should form follow function, or should function follow form? You can think of this hotly debated question as the design world's chicken or the egg scenario. If you ask 100 architects, engineers, and product designers, you're likely to get a pretty split room, and therein lies the problem.


Why You Need to Design with Misuse in Mind

If to err is human, then to assume everyone will use a product exactly as it was intended is one of the most human things you can do. It doesn't matter how smart we think we are. Eventually, we're going to make a mistake. Whether that's due to human error, a poorly…


Kablooe Celebrates 30 Years of Innovation!

What do Google, Tesla, and Amazon all have in common? No, besides the fact that they all basically print money these days. The answer is that none of these companies have been in business as long as Kablooe Design. That’s right, this year we’re celebrating our 30th year of existence, and truth…


What Goes Around Comes Around

I have always loved working on devices that are going to have a positive impact on people’s lives, and out of our 30 years of medtech development work, this was one of those golden opportunities. At the time I was developing the technology, it never crossed my mind that someday I would…


Shorten Your Medical Device Development Timeline Using These 3 Design Research Strategies

Design research can shorten the development process by making your FDA submission quicker and easier. Plus, you are making it more robust by doing the work now as opposed to later. Too many people wait until later in the process for this work and end up guessing on things or adding “filler”…


Designing Your Device So it Gets Reimbursed

With this complete medical device engineering and design offering, IPS/Kablooe services ensure speed to market for medical devices, successful user adoption and assurance of market advantage.


Gabi Goes for the Title!

Fitness Friday: Superheroes come in many forms! Gabi Razma is not only a superhero biomedical engineer on the Kablooe team that tackles biomedical problems with innovative solutions, but she also has been participating in the Kablooe "Fit-Don't-Quit" 6 week pushup course, and is the first team member to reach the end of…


IPS Joins Kablooe to Launch New Partnership

With this complete medical device engineering and design offering, IPS/Kablooe services ensure speed to market for medical devices, successful user adoption and assurance of market advantage.


How To Make A Better User Interface For Your Medical Device

Those of us who are in the design industry typically spend a lot of our time thinking about the person who is going to use our fabulous invention, and what the situation is like when they will be using it...


Risk Mitigation For Homecare Devices

Mitigating risk is one of the cornerstone activities of medical device design. The FDA’s goal is to only approve devices that are safe and effective, which means all risk would necessarily be removed from the use of the device. However, the definition of “safe” can be debated among developers because all risk…