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When designers and engineers want to add soft surfaces to their design concepts, they’re generally left with a few basic foam options to consider: hand-cut foam shaped from block samples or foam contrived from two-part chemistries. But while these processes can make the material as soft as needed, the design then begins to revolve around […] Read more >>
  • September 25, 2018
  • | by Randy Millwood
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
  • | by admin
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
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
First and foremost, designers think of foam as a functional material. It’s used to fill upholstery, insulate roofs, and package products. But it’s a mistake to think of foam only from this functional perspective. These products, like upholstery or packaging, all utilize open-cell foam — a material sought after because of its disposable nature. Designers […] Read more >>
  • February 22, 2018
  • | by Troy Lewis
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