Stanford Women in Design (SWID) hosted its second-annual conference n the d.school from Nov. 15-16. The 2018 conference focused on the topic of Navigating Design.
In ME 325: “Making Multiples: Scaled Manufacturing Tooling,” undergraduate and graduate students engage in injection molding, a manufacturing practice used for making reproducible plastic products using molten plastic.
The Cool Product Expo is an annual exposition of innovative products, hosted by the Stanford Graduate School of Business. This year, more than two dozen entrepreneurs came from Silicon Valley and beyond to demonstrate groundbreaking hardware, software, consumer tech, wearables and more!
Facebook is one of the world’s most popular social media sites and uses different methods to maintain its popularity. Julie Zhuo ’06, Vice President of Product Design at Facebook, visited Stanford on Wednesday to discuss Facebook’s core creative framework for evaluating new ideas.
These days, when we think about purchasing new toys, we usually look to Apple or TechCrunch. But three product design engineers are changing the way both kids and adults play by taking their customers back to the basics. Through their capstone product design class, the goal of which is to design a product and bring…
osted by the U.S. Department of Energy, Solar Decathlon is a competition that brings together 19 teams from around the world, each tasked with creating a sustainable home and presenting the work in Orange County, which took place this past October. Stanford participated in the competition for the first time this year.
When Thomas Pauly ’12 and Rebecca Hecht ’12 needed funding for their senior project, a theatrical production titled “The Ones Left Behind,” they took an unconventional approach to raising the funds. After receiving a generous but insufficient Angel Grant — a $3,000 grant provided by Undergraduate Advising and Research (UAR) to assist students in producing public creative works — the pair created a project on Kickstarter, a popular “crowd-funding” platform that allows individuals to seek funding for creative projects.
The WINGStand is an injection-molded clip made from recycled plastic, which allows one to attach most portable devices to an Apple wireless keyboard. It garnered recognition from WIRED and a host of other technology review websites and received $58,869 in seed money from 1,485 backers — far exceeding the original target of $9,600.