Solid Edge for Industrial Design

Industrial design is used to create product value. Designs that are visually appealing, while being functional and manufacturable, give companies a competitive advantage. Solid Edge includes advanced shape creation and manipulation capabilities that aid in the conceptualization of unique products, letting your products stand out in a crowded market.

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Best practices in complex shape design

Computer-aided design (CAD) tools provide the ultimate medium for communicating concepts, but complex shape design can be challenging for many designers. In this eBook, we’ll introduce some universal principles for complex shape design that can be put into practice for your projects.

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Design aesthetically pleasing products

Aesthetically pleasing products spark an emotional response with customers, allowing manufacturers to command premium prices and drive customer loyalty. But designing complex shapes can challenge even the most seasoned professional. Solid Edge includes capabilities for shape creation, manipulation and validation that allow even beginners to easily create and visualize complex freeform shapes quickly.

3D Rendering

Generate photorealistic images to communicate designs and get feedback prior to producing costly prototypes.

Subdivision Modeling

Develop unique products based on organic shapes using an intuitive, freeform modeling technique.

Customer Highlight

Fueling innovation through experience-driven product design

The Fuel, a UK-based industrial design consultancy specialized in the design of physical products for leading brands and technology companies, relies on Solid Edge to design the visual appearance, physical interactions and all other aspects of the product experience, balancing the needs of human behavior, technology, and marketing.

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Fictional gaming controller created in Solid Edge, showcasing how The Fuel can show their customers a design in Solid Edge and the equivalent in Keyshot.


Free 3D Design Software

Free software for your startup

Early-stage startups in business for less than three years can apply to get Solid Edge for free. No application fee!

Download Free Solid Edge for Students

Build the skills you need with Solid Edge Student Edition software—a free version of the same easy-to-use software suite used by professionals.