From idea to production: The inner works of creating a physical product

Tom Gerhardt + Dan Provost

Craft + Commerce 2020

In 2010, Tom and Dan founded Studio Neat, a company that makes simple products across a variety of categories. They remain the only two employees and have intentionally remained small, in the pursuit of autonomy and staying true to their design values.

In this mainstage talk, they walk through their entire physical product creation process they’ve learned from creating their own products from idea and validation to prototyping and final production.

Tom Gerhardt + Dan Provost

studioneat.com

Tom Gerhardt and Dan Provost are two designers who in 2010 founded Studio Neat, a company that makes simple products across a variety of categories. They remain the only two employees, and have intentionally remained small, in the pursuit of autonomy and staying true to their design values.

Tom and Dan are considered something of Kickstarter Gurus, having used the site to fund seven projects over the years, raising nearly a million dollars in total. They use modern technologies and services to stay nimble and help bring their product ideas to life.

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