Category Archives: Business

Talent is Not Enough: Business Secrets for Designers

My book review for “Talent is Not Enough: Business Secrets for Designers” is up at the Designer’s Review of Books. Check it out! Advertisements

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KYT Design Explorations: 3

The book is almost finished. My painted keys just need to be replaced with the plain ones over break. Critique is this morning, so I’m sure I’ll have additional tweaks after that. Click on the photo to see the full … Continue reading

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TEDx MidAtlantic

TEDx MidAtlantic was held at MICA this past Thursday. TED originally covered topics in Technology, Entertainment and Design (hence the acronymn T.E.D.), but since it’s popularity in the past few years, TED has expanded it’s content into all other realms … Continue reading

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The Beverage Digest

I was reading about how well the Dr. Pepper Snapple stock is doing is the beverages industry in this BusinessWeek article, and the author casually dropped a reference to Beverage Digest. It never crossed my mind that the beverage industry … Continue reading

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Asian Fit Eyeglasses are finally here!

I’ve been writing about the idea for Asian Fit Eyewear for awhile now, read about it here and here. The wait is over and I’m REALLY excited to tell anyone I know about TC-Charton . I was just notified by Alex at … Continue reading

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I SPY: Plastic Transportation

I prefer materials like wood or anodized metal to plastic, but it’s incredibly cheap and durable so there’s no denying it’s worth. Over the last month I’ve come across impressive examples of plastic transportion. A plastic, airless tire I discovered … Continue reading

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An International (Google Street) View

In one day, I’ve come across two amazing examples demonstrating Google Street View on the international scene. One is from Google Japan, the other is a school project from the Academy for Art Direction in Amsterdam. Google Japan’s delightful stop … Continue reading

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Dial Lights for Safety

I read about this amazing new product from Germany called Dial4Light: a system where you dial a number that is displayed on a street light in order to turn on a whole string of lamp posts right on-demand. Read the … Continue reading

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Frames for Asian Faces, FINALLY!

I’ve been on the prowl for a new pair of glasses and on the way came across a concept that was so entirely new to me that it pretty much forever changed the way I’ll shop for eyewear now. I … Continue reading

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Gimmick Overload

Alright, I applaud the fact that agencies and companies are pushing the envelope in terms of trying to find different ways to bring in more customers, but I have to give a big fat X in the most recent examples … Continue reading

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