Think about the soft seats on the playground equipment your kids use, the rowing shoes you wear to work out, and even the spa pillow that supports your neck during relaxing baths. In all these cases, you — the end user — have a relationship with the product. That’s where EVA-based injection molded PopFoam really […] Read more >>
  • August 06, 2018
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There may be myriad ways to test a material’s quality, but that doesn’t mean they’re always readily available to designers. As we work on the business of inventing the next new thing, it’s tempting to lean heavily on our material suppliers and manufacturers to take care of that process for us. But that can be […] Read more >>
  • July 18, 2018
  • | by Victor Lazzaro
PopFoam is excited to announce we’ll be showing at The Outdoor Retailer Summer Market — the largest trade show in the outdoor industry in North America — for the third year in a row. Attendees from all over the world gather at the Summer Market to show products, submit orders, find accounts, and connect with […] Read more >>
  • July 11, 2018
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In the early days of my career, critics often challenged the need for designers, assuming we added little or no value to the production process. I’d often hear things like, “Prove to me that the money I spend on design will result in more profits.” Today, that mindset sounds absurd. Consumers are more sophisticated than […] Read more >>
  • June 28, 2018
  • | by Victor Lazzaro
              As a designer, I dream of creating products so distinctive and appealing that they visually “pop” against the competition. Such product designs solve real-world problems and achieve widespread success. And it’s not just about the look — it’s about the feel and the physical properties, too. PopFoam is […] Read more >>
  • May 13, 2018
  • | by Victor Lazzaro
Most designers are fully aware of the important role that material plays in their design, but many overlook the need for — or the potential of — using multiple materials when a design is particularly complex. Bringing in another material can complement a design’s primary ingredient. Designing products with injection molded foam offers an easy […] Read more >>
  • April 12, 2018
  • | by Victor Lazzaro
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