Do you consider yourself a pretty discerning customer? Do you like having cool stuff instead of having lame stuff? Well, the whole reason that people like us are even allowed to be discerning and have nice things is thanks to people like today’s guest, Jimmy Huynh. Jimmy is an industrial designer which means it’s his job to make products look nice and function well. Apple would be the primary example of a company that has considered industrial design a top priority. Jimmy will break down the fun and difficulties of working in the industrial design world.
3:00 - What is Industrial Design?
5:00 - Multidisciplinary career.
10:00 - Essentials of this job.
10:25 - Basic principles learned in school.
13:00 - Cardinal sins of Industrial Design.
16:40 - The process of design.
18:45 - Designs that go against the traditional process.
22:45 - The Golden Age of Industrial Design.
29:00 - How Jimmy discovered Industrial Design.
32:30 - Engineering vs. design.
35:00 - Advice for getting started.
THIS EPISODE WAS MADE WITH THE SUPPORT OF
Michelle & Jim Wortner