As a product designer for Circuits I’ve designed and built about 120 components in SVG for the Autodesk Electronics Lab, an online electronics simulator. As I have moved on to a new role, now is a good time to write up the design principles.


The main goal of Electronics Lab is to create an easy environment to learn electronics. A lot of you might have never seen any of these components, so here’s a quick side-by-side of some similar components. These don’t always look exactly the same, as the enclosures change often.

For an example of how the virtual environment relates to the physical world, check out this video. …

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