Technical skills and effective communication. The ability to satisfy the rigorous demands of engineering design and modelling combined with the management skills that keep projects flowing smoothly. Creative passion that takes a product from mere function to elegant utility. Kai by Design creates conscious change in the world through innovative product design. Product design services are available for small and medium scale projects, as well as drafting and modelling services. Contact me with your project, or find out more about me.
BS in ME and a designs spanning more than 10 years
Integrated robotic and mechanical systems
Materials from injection-molded plastic to cast metal to vapor-deposited gold
Growing up working along side my father in an art studio has its perks
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Christian W. Brown
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I’m coming off 48 hours of traveling (Bangkok – Shanghai – Los Angeles – Mexico City), so this post may or may not make sense. Making my design public has given me a lot of urgency – I’m nervous about getting everything ready in time, now. It’s suddenly real. In the first layover of our[…]
Following the advice of Kickstarter legend Jamey Stegmaier (his list of KS info is here), yesterday I set out to make my idea public five different ways, and today I accomplished that, more or less. I decided to work on some research and connection on the two bike forums instead of jumping in with a product[…]
I’m nervous, and a little scared. As long as I have the idea inside, as long as I can discuss it with a few friends, as long as I don’t put it to the test – it’s safe. It’s a million dollar idea, a dream which will succeed. Someday. But now it’s real. Now I’ve[…]
Over the years I’ve found that projects work out best when broken down into a series of concise steps. Moving through phases, like those outlined below, can remove excess cost and rework, and make sure that the final product meets all the necessary requirements. In order to reach a working prototype, I recommend the following[…]