Category Archives: Ergonomics

Converting Sign Language to Speech

Congratulations to students Thomas Pryor and Navid Azodi, for creating gloves which convert sign language to speech. They are a great example which illustrates the synergy when engineering and business students combine to solve problems. You will understand their design … Continue reading

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Pantone 2016 Color of the Year: A Softer Take on Color

  It’s that time of year again—Pantone announced the 2016 color of the year. With all the stress that is experienced in the world today, it is only fitting that Pantone chose not one but two colors that reflect a … Continue reading

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“We Can Do That”

When a client asks Design Interface to create a promotional piece for their company and we mention that we are capable of doing other design work, such as… •  Annual Reports  •  Brochures/Sell Sheets  •  Booklets & Flyers   •  Technical … Continue reading

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Your ideas realized on our refreshed website!

Design Interface Inc. is excited to announce our newly designed website. Experience the story behind the concept in the slide show… Product Design—seeing what’s possible, Package Design—expressing a vision, Medical Design—your ideas realized, and Graphic Design—picturing a solution. With our fresh … Continue reading

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Strengthen Your Capabilities

Let’s do something today at work that feels good. First, you need to stop typing or clicking your mouse, and second, get up off your chair. Now you’re ready to  s t r e t c h  at your desk! Shake … Continue reading

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Design Interface Exhibits Artwork At The Cleveland Institute of Art's Faculty Show

This year CIA faculty member and principal of Design Interface Inc., Carla Blackman, is exhibiting a product designed by our creative design team. The Triple Play VT®, a portable compression pump that provides DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis) therapy at home. … Continue reading

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Simple Ways To Stay Healthier At Work

Today so many people are concerned about how to make their lives healthier. Here are some ideas on how you can improve your health at work. Take a Walk in the Park—Leave the cubicle or the office and experience nature. … Continue reading

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"Jack" Simulates Human Action

Image from Business Insider – article.wn.com I’m back teaching Ergonomics & Design at the Cleveland Institute of Art to a fresh group of sophomores. Today I discovered that the “Jack” system from Siemens has some good improvements. It’s a software … Continue reading

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The Ergonomics Teacher Buys a Task Chair, Part 3

The winner is the World Chair by Humanscale! It has many fine attributes, including the seat pan comfort and the lumbar support. I like the self-adjusting recline feature that counter-balances when I lean back. The designer, Niels Diffrient, worked on … Continue reading

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The Ergonomics Teacher Buys a Task Chair, Part 2

Here at DI, we’ve been testing different chairs for the past month and filling out our evaluations (shown above). It’s been great to work with the account reps from Humanscale, Ohio Desk and Cuyahoga Companies. They happily delivered sample chairs … Continue reading

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