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.

Introduction

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…

Valentijn Kint

Lead Designer @autodesk working on design systems. Pushing pixels @weworkweplay

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