SmartFon provides a full range of creative
services for product development, industrial design,SmartFon
offers a complete range of product development services
to match your needs. We are equipped to either work directly
with your in-house marketing and engineering departments,
or act as a full-service outsource.
Our goal is to produce the most beautiful, innovative, and
desirable products imaginable. Our design solutions must
be appropriate to their function, true to their brand, and
invigorate development within their market. It is essential
that every solution be cost effective and manufacturable.
A product is not truly successful unless these principle
SmartFon incorporates a straightforward
approach to product development.
We offer services at every stage of the development cycle,
from research and industrial design, to engineering and
manufacturing support. We don’t strive to be different
than other design firms, we strive to be better.
has contributed to the success of clients in a variety of
mobile and wireless industries.
Merging innovative design and engineering savvy, SmartFon
helps bring products to market that inspire users and build
use of design creates value, build brand loyalty, drives
innovation and delivers tangible results. We partner with
our clients to provide vision and user focused, market driven
solutions that are a strategic component of their success.
We meet at the client's convenience to discuss product needs
in engineering, design, manufacturing, and administration
to define product success factors.
We provide you with a detailed project proposal including
tasks, schedule, deliverables, and costs on a phase by phase
During the development process we communicate frequently with
the client to discuss the design direction and progress.
The following is an outline of a typical project carried from
concept to pre-production prototypes. Your project may vary
in extent or type of support needed. We will tailor the process
to fit your needs.
The Client's challenge for this cellular phone design was
to simultaneously maintain the brand's visual language, break
away from a predictable mobile phone design, and create a
form that differs by appealing to female users of cell phones.
To meet this challenge, our industrial design team identified
signature features that communicate the brand and included
them in the new design. They interpreted results from ethnographic
research and usability studies, which revealed many female
users keep their cell phones in their purse. They used the
results to create a design that was compatible with other
distinctly female objects, like compacts and other cosmetic
We have innovative ideas each day, and we are sure that few
of them are in the mist to discover many new potential products.
Properly defined projects goals are vital to the success of
the program. We do this by asking the appropriate question.
Through market research, competitive analysis, user observation,
ergonomic studies, and listening to what our client’s
tell us, we are able to position your products to lead the
field. We identify segments in the market that have to be
Through brainstorming and collaborative jam-sessions we combine
design, marketing, and engineering creativity to generate
a full spectrum of ideas. Our design team visualizes and models
the most promising concepts and presents a matrix of potential
solutions. With our client’s feedback w select the optimal
designs for further development and refinement.
Our design team blends the best elements and concepts and
merges them into single focused design. Our effort then go
into refining your product’s appeals by optimizing functions,
aesthetics, and human factors. Engineering works in tandem
with our design team to isolate the most advantageous component
layouts, investigate potential materials, and explore manufacturing
Constructing a three-dimensional database helps to efficiently
streamline the design process and aids in all phases of development.
Our engineers work in pro/engineer and solidworks to create
surface geometry of your product. This method allows us to
seamlessly prototype concepts and evaluate component layout,
aesthetics, ergonomics, and molding options.