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Product Design 2012

The Future of Product Design with Portable

As the digital age changes our notion of what product design is, designers require a new range of skills for their ideas to be marketable, says Portable.tv’s Andrew Apostola.


February 6th, 2012

Never has it been easier to come up with an innovative product idea and deliver it to the world. This February, Portable is proud to present Product Design 2012. In a two hour salon style presentation we will be exploring the complexities of conceiving, designing, funding and launching online products to an international audience.

We’ll be joined by Leni Mayo, founding investor of 99designs, the world’s largest online marketplace for crowdsourced graphic design, and Shainiel Deo, CEO of the game design house Halfbrick, who’s behind some of the world’s most popular mobile game apps. Both will draw upon their own success stories in designing products for international audiences while also highlighting the most important global trends in product design.

The Portable Talks series has been especially curated for creative individuals and companies wanting to make the leap into designing online products for international audiences. Designed to be a conversation, the event will run through the main points of starting and scaling a product business, from conception to investment and future planning. In doing so, Portable Talks will provide a comprehensive forum for networking with designers, product developers, technologist, entrepreneurs and investors.

Please note, previous Portable events have sold out so book early in your city to ensure your place.

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