Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

Podcast Interview on taking new ideas to market with Phil Staunton

In this Podcast Phil Staunton, a product designer and Managing Director of D2M Design 2 Market offers his advice on how to develop your idea and get it manufactured. He also offers tips on how to pitch your invention whether to achieve … Continue reading

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Do’s and Don’ts of the Buying Process

Don’t give away trade secrets. Never give away too much information while negotiating with buyers – For example, never tell the buyer how much it costs you to make the product. Don’t stockpile. Don’t buy too much stock before you … Continue reading

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Excellent Packaging Design Secrets from Theo Paphitis

Here are some great pointers for packaging design from Theo Paphitis from “Dragons’ Den” and “Britain’s Next Big Thing” Put as much effort into your packaging as you do into designing your product. Three things to remember: 1. The packaging … Continue reading

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10 Tips on How to Choose a Product Designer

Here is what to look for before commissioning a product designer: Always insist on meeting the company in person – if possible meet someone with a design background who can give feedback on the viability of the concept. Check that … Continue reading

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Manufacturing Your New Idea

D2M offer a Production Quotation Service. First we take your final concept work for your product and then we create a manufacturing specification. Next we obtain three different competitive quotes to have your product produced in this country, the EU or the Far East. … Continue reading

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