Medical device design: usability is everything -- COMPAMED Trade Fair

Medical device design: usability is everything

Interview with graduate industrial designer Stefan Grobe, managing director, defortec GmbH

01.02.2017

Image: Smiling man with a beard, short dark hair and a black shirt is standing in front of a wall with the word "defortec" on it; Copyright: defortec

Stefan Grobe; ©defortec

Image: Control unit of an endoscope that is operated by a female physician; Copyright: panthermedia.net/robertprzybysz

Medical devices and parts that users hold directly in their hand are especially hard to design because they have to be very ergonomic. Designers have to be willing to experiment here if need be; ©panthermedia.net/ robertprzybysz

Photo: Timo Roth; Copyright: B. Frommann

© B. Frommann