This week we’re getting the guys from AltRider on the phone to talk about how something goes from an idea of an engine guard-guard to an actual engine guard-guard that GS riders would froth at the mouth for.
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A few weeks back, I got to visit AltRider in Seattle. While looking at all the cool stuff, talking to all the cool people, and drinking all the cool beer, I thought one of the more interesting jobs there was the designer. The working designer brain behind the stuff that’s coming out of AltRider. We set up a followup interview with Jimmy, the designer and Erik, their dealer liasion to sit down with us via Skype and talk about what goes into a product from start to end.
Turns out, it mostly involves cardboard.
Jimmy at work. Note the cardboard prototypes on the wall.
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