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Luxury is ok.

Being a Gemini, I have very contradicting stances on design. Half of me is all about design democracy, and the other half is enamored with luxury. For those that haven’t been exposed to Phillipe Starck’s early design manifesto, design democracy … Continue reading

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New Product Spotlight: T-Lites

What is the most annoying thing about using tea lights as candles? They run out fairly quickly, right? Then you have to get up and dig through the drawer for another. Well, I have designed and produced a better option.  … Continue reading

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Bad Idea Friday

Brainstorming is a wonderful part of the creative process that helps stretch the search for a good idea. During a brainstorming session, ideas are meant to be free from discrimination or evaluation. In this exercise of “stream of conscious mind … Continue reading

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Jasmine Table- Mass Customization

Recently, one of the real buzz phrases in product design has been “mass customization”. It sounds a bit like an oxymoron, doesn’t it?  How can something be mass produced and custom made at the same time? One way is to … Continue reading

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Elevating Trash

With the advent and mass acceptance of recycling, the need for a huge office trash can is a thing of the past — right? I think a lowly product for collecting refuse can be a dramatic element in the office … Continue reading

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My Bloody Bookmark

There is nothing more entertaining or mentally rewarding than reading a good book. Conversely, there is nothing more frustrating than losing your place in said book or even worse, losing your bookmark. At least if you don’t have a bookmark, … Continue reading

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