The industrial design process is not just ideating, prototyping, pitching and cashing in; after a production run has been funded, as with Peak Design’s successful Kickstart of their Travel Backpack (which we wrote about here), the designers then have to visit the factory to oversee the production process. This is particularly crucial with new products, where designers must ensure that any kinks are being ironed out and quality needs are being met.
It’s rare that we get to see this process on video, but Peak Design has thankfully captured it. Below are some snaps, and at the bottom is the video, which is well worth a watch.
Here’s what happened after the Kickstarter money rolled in and it was time to deliver: