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.

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Why You Need to Design with Misuse in Mind

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 designed product, or some combination of the two, the sooner you accept that use error is inevitable, the sooner you can attempt to counteract it.

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Kablooe Celebrates 30 Years of Innovation!

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 be told, it hasn’t really sunk in yet.

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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 be the recipient of its benefits.

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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” to their required usability data, which oftentimes the FDA can easily sniff out and flag. But by then it takes more time and money.

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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.

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Events

Tue 28

MedTech MVP

September 28 - September 29
Oct 07

What’s New Solidworks 2022

October 7 @ 12:00 pm - October 8 @ 3:00 pm
Oct 28

Design & Manufacturing Minneapolis

October 28 - October 29
Nov 03

MD&M Minneapolis

November 3 - November 4
Apr 11

Design of Medical Devices Conference

April 11, 2022 - April 14, 2022