Industrial Design

Smart Products: 7 Trends in Medical

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Solène Bourgeois, director of industrial and interaction designer at Bridge, addressed a packed room recently on the topic:

Smart Products: When our Daily Objects Become Connected

Joining her as speakers were Ivy Roos, head of GoogleGlass; and Denise Gershbein, executive director at Frog. The event was put on by SheSays.com and hosted at the SF offices of R/GA digital agency. Read More

Touch screen ergonomics : The key to seamless usability

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Touch interactions are becoming ubiquitous – at home, at work, and at play – for everything from espresso machines to parking meters to medical devices.  That means design choices around touch screen displays become all the more critical.

So how can a design team make sure that a product’s physical layout doesn’t compromise the seamless usability that is a touch screen’s birthright? Read More

NYTimes Writes About Breakthrough Epilepsy Device – Bridge Designing 2nd Generation

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We love nothing more than knowing how much our design work  –  and the amazing innovations of our clients  –  can make a difference in the lives of those with serious medical challenges.  So we had a big smile when we saw last week’s NY Times article about the significance of a product we are working on  – in this case, one to help stop seizures.

The product, called the RNS System, can help reduce seizures, improving the lives of an estimated 400,000 Americans whose epilepsy cannot be treated with drugs or brain surgery.

The FDA just approved the first generation product.  Bridge is busy designing the second generation for its client Neuropace, located in Silicon Valley.

Bridge Adds Talented Industrial Designer

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Solène Bourgeois joins Bridge Design as  Senior Industrial & Interaction Designer

Why she moved from consumer to medical design

“I want to impact people in their every day needs and work on some of life’s essential problems. Designing medical products includes this value and characteristics. I like to tackle projects that require a lot of thinking and solving of constraints. Bridge gives me the opportunity to work in depth and very closely with clients and users to solve complex challenges. I am also able to bring my years of experience in electronics and consumer products to the medical space.  And, I shouldn’t miss saying that Bridge gives me a super supportive and trusting atmosphere for creative talent.” Read More

Alair wins bronze in 2012 Medical Design Excellence Awards

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Bridge is proud to share the news that one of our babies has taken home the Bronze in an international design competition for Medical Design Excellence.  We’re always especially thrilled to get recognition in this prestigious contest, given the stiffness of the competition and the stature of the judges. And while we won’t, alas, get to borrow some jewels from Harry Winston for a walk down the red carpet on the way to receiving our award, it really does feel great to have our work officially feted in this community.   Read More