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Design for DIScomfort

At DISHER customers regularly ask me to design for comfort. From office chairs and automotive interiors to industrial and commercial equipment, the request is similar, “Develop something ergonomic, user-friendly, intuitive and comfortable.” Designing for comfort is challenging but enjoyable especially...

The Art of Collaboration

It’s a smart world. The new rule is “anything that can be connected—will be connected.” With today’s products talking with each other more and more through the Internet of Things (IoT), it’s inspired countless of bright new ideas for entrepreneurs...

Celebrated Design Trends from NeoCon 2016

As an engineer and product designer, NeoCon is the perfect place to notice trends in commercial design. While walking this year’s show held June 13-15 at The Mart in Chicago, I searched for examples of mechanical designs that weren’t hidden...

Disher Attends 2016 Ann Arbor SPARK Annual Meeting

Business is strong in Ann Arbor thanks in large part to the Ann Arbor SPARK organization and partners like Disher who is a Funding Member. At the Annual Meeting on May 16, the Disher team was pleased to learn just...

West Michigan Design Week

Are you aware that West Michigan is becoming a globally recognized design hub? Disher was pleased to be a sponsor of the third annual West Michigan Design Week on April 9-16 in Grand Rapids. The event gave the design community...

The Latest and Greatest from the Consumer Electronics Show

What is CES? The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is one of the more influential technology events that happens just once a year that brings together consumers, suppliers, developers and many other professionals into one huge location. The beauty of a show like...

The Next-Generation Electric Car

Not Your Average Hybrid “Do you like your Volt?”  I’ve been repeatedly asked this questions by people who see me getting in or out of the Chevy Volt that my wife and I drive.  We only got it about nine months...

Michigan SmartCoast: Story of Invention

How do you go from an idea to a design solution? Join the Michigan SmartCoast engineers for a fun, interactive engineering event on Tuesday, September 29 from 4:30 - 6:00 pm. See first-hand how the innovation process works at Charter House...

Hand-Moldable Plastic

What is it? Hand-moldable plastic allows a designer to create real plastic objects with bare hands.  Simply heat up the plastic with hot air or water, allow it to cool slightly to the touch, and mold away!  Think of it as...
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