What are insights and what role do they play in leading innovative changes in business?

I just finished reading a well-written and insightful paper about insights and the role they play in innovation consulting.  The author, Mark Payne, Fahrenheit 212 co-founder and President, seems to practice what he preaches.  The fundamental role of "commercial insights" he explains to be necessary Read more [...]

Will this technology replace 3D printing for design prototyping?

Maybe this technology could take a CADD file and quickly generate an interactive 3D model, which could be sent to colleagues over the internet!   ...I think it offers a compelling sense for spatial aesthetics of a 3D product design, and then we wouldn't have to wait for the 3D printer anymore. Read more [...]

Objectified [movie]

For all my friends who aren't too familiar with industrial design and the role it will play in our future, I recommend watching this movie called Objectified.   It is available on Netflix. Some of my favorite highlights from the film are: Japanese toothpick design that features a breakable tip Read more [...]

Amen to a tool that helps the user focus on the craft; not the end result!

The Holga.D is one of the best examples of thoughtful and beautiful ID work I have seen in a long time.  I love the concept of a digital camera that forces user to wait to products of their labor, like the old analog film cameras.  I think this will allow the user to enjoy, and focus on, more the photo-taking Read more [...]

Why haven’t most TV networks posted full episodes of their shows online?

so here is something that is curious to me... One of my favorite TV shows is 'The Mentalist' and it is broadcast by CBS, and, unlike NBC, CBS does not offer the ability to watch full episodes of their TV shows online. It would be so great if I could watch full episodes of The Mentalist online, and Read more [...]

“If you chase two rabbits, you will lose them both.”

"If you chase two rabbits, you will lose them both." I came across this quote, and it describes well how I seem to live my life...always curious and interested in experiencing new things, I feel my focus is divided amongst a number of things.   It being a native american proverb, only makes me ponder Read more [...]