Not THE Story but A Story

This is not The story, just A story: It starts out with a kid, a somewhat normal kid, who would submerge himself into other worlds to find new life, happier life. But a few times in his life the real world around him was torn and shaken and dropped from under his feet. So this …

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Why are we still creating?

 Here is a question to ask yourself. Why do people create, when there are already great solutions and services available in the marketplace?  For me I believe there are obvious reasons and non obvious reasons. And now I’ll explain some of those reasons. For some people in this world they are always wanting more things, …

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“Design for people, not awards.”

There are those times when you get to hear or see a talk like this and remember why YOU are doing what you are passionate about. In my case it's Industrial Design and it's about designing for a better world and for the people in it. Very cool talk. I hope they go far with [...]…

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Ford Shelby

There are hundreds of thousands, even millions of artifacts that have been designed during the 20th century. What one thing could I choose to talk about this night? There is furniture, buildings, gadgets, housewares, and so many more categories of products out there. And in those categories you would hope it would be easier to …

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The Spirit of Time

Zeitgeist- The Spirit of Time Most of the time we don’t think of where ideas, products, or systems have come from. Almost like they just were meant to be, so now they are here. Here are five items, in particular, that did happen by accident. James Wright created silly Putty in 1943, when the government …

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“DISCOVER YOUR DESIGN ALTER-EGO”

“Discover Your Design Alter-Ego” It is interesting taking tests on who you are or what you like. Some are beyond boring and far from right. However, other tests are creepily right, almost as if the writers of the test are straight from your own head, your own creative team hard at work reminding you who …

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OBJECTIFIED

  Having been given the opportunity to view the film “Objectified”, there were many things said and brought up that stood out to me. I will however, just focus on three. “Design is the search for form”. Andrew Blauvelt stated this short but impactful quote. I never had thought about design like that. Or maybe …

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