James Barr Design
James Barr Design 

Prototype to Manufacture

Having a good understanding of the most common manufacturing techniques allows for products to be designed with optimised durability, economy and cosmetic appearances.


Experience developing proof of principal prototypes into manufacturable parts using CAD software (SolidWorks) reduces the overall development time of a project.

To take a design through to production requires a logical and meticulous approach, with every aspect of the product needing to be defined and controlled. This includes testing, quality control, assembly instructions, packaging, barcoding and palletisation.


Having worked as an in-house designer for an international medical equipment supplier and also for a high-end consumer electronics manufacturer, product lifecycle management and document revision control are second nature. 


" Reliable, trustworthy and responsible. He is creative and able to communicate his design concepts effectively through the use of 3D CAD and rendering software. Hard working, well organised and extremely personable having a natural ability to get on with everyone who came in contact with him. "


Tony Lee

Director - Lee Design Associates


" James managed a team of designers and technicians and was responsible for product design over a range of Audio Visual brands owned by Armour. An important part of his role was to ensure that projects were managed to time and budget. "


Dr Mark Collingwood

Director of Product Development

Armour Home Electronics


" James has supported R'Care with both his creativity and technical ability to develop a family of new products for us. Working with European manufacturing partners he has developed attractive and economic products underpinned by a good understanding of our market requirements. "


R'Care KFT

Director - John Gough 

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