The product design process: 5 crucial steps – in action

The product design process being explored by the D2M team.

Have a look around you. Every product you see has gone through a product design process – that chair, those shoes, this computer or phone. You might be thinking: ‘But my product is unique, shouldn’t my product design process be unique too?’ While your product may be one-of-a-kind, the core principles of a good design […]

Product Development Strategy – Your Guide From Start-Up to Scale-Up

Example of results of the right product development strategy

You have a groundbreaking idea that could revolutionise an industry or change how people live, work, or play. Success seems just within reach. But then, reality sets in. Despite the brilliance of your concept, you lose momentum—all because of a lack of the right product development strategy. This is a reality many start-ups face, and […]

How to Use a Product Design Specification to Maximise Your Chances of Success

Creating a product design specification with open book and colour samples

Preparing Your Product Blueprint At D2M we understand what it takes to propel your innovative ideas from concept to market with speed whilst managing your risk. An important step in this journey is developing a product design specification, as this helps you to ensure that every unit is made to exact standards — and that […]

How to Find a Manufacturer in the UK

UK manufacturing unit

Can’t wait to develop a new product concept but don’t know how to find a manufacturer? Learn how to find a manufacturer in the UK to make your product.

Defending Your Dream: A Guide to Protecting Your Patents Without Legal Drama

Defending Your Dream: A Guide to Protecting Your Patents Without Legal Drama

Here at D2M, we’re no strangers to the thrill of seeing a concept evolve from a mere thought to a tangible, market-ready product. But let’s chat about a crucial pitstop on this adventure – protecting your brilliant idea. Have you ever found yourself pondering, “Why should I patent my idea if I can’t afford to […]

How to Avoid Failure

Why Ideas fail Barry-selling at show

Many great ideas fail due to a lack of funds, despite having a solid plan and a talented team. This is a common issue among start-ups, as entrepreneurs often misspend on unnecessary features, services, or tools. To avoid this pitfall, it’s essential to keep a close eye on expenses and only spend what is truly […]

How to Patent an Idea

how to patent

Patenting an idea is essential for protecting your intellectual property and preventing others from stealing or profiting from your invention without consent. A patent provides exclusive rights to a design, meaning you can control who can use, make, or sell it. D2M helps clients confidently navigate the process, offering guidance from choosing the right attorney […]

What is a Product Design Agency?

prototyping products

What is a Product Design Consultancy? We explore what a product design company does, how to choose an agency and how to get the best out of your chosen product design consultancy. Entering the world of product design and commissioning an agency can be a daunting experience. This article seeks to help your journey in […]

How to Guides | How to Get a Product Made

how to get a product made

How to Get a Product Made A step-by-step guide to getting a product manufactured Hi there, I hope you enjoy reading this article. To have my team develop your project, fill in this contact form…  This guide will take you through the main stages involved in making a product. There are no hard and fast […]

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