The Design Mix

The Design Mix consists of three components, often arranged in a triangle, Aesthetics – How the product looks. Function – How the product performs its task. Economic Manufacture (Cost to Produce) – How much it costs to produce the product. Examples of paradigms the Design Mix, Aesthetics Maintaining a good product image that will appeal to customers is only one small portion of aesthetics, one must also consider consistency and differentiation. A product may be very aesthetic but may have shortfalls when it is used or may have a much lower profit margin than other products of lesser quality. A product like a smartphone… Continue reading The Design Mix