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by BigElvis
August 15th, 2017, 1:21 pm
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: Help us improve Core77 by taking our reader survey
Replies: 3
Views: 2694

Help us improve Core77 by taking our reader survey

CORE77 IS LOOKING FOR INSIGHT https://gm1.ggpht.com/qlkmM8S1X4tNo9GtQYTIMlyHRFgDMivz3xPWVD1NSFlX59Totpv5H8k6o0yTdd1tkPmaAOG8m1Qm2B3tJm6pUVwK4IslvqQFUFEnJxLlb84y3L9rSStaamQ6q09avXcmzXir9crHTbb3xhZPorggw4yh9DAM_DjNkONGDFd7uRePhOVJDsJboL1ejBjS7ioKSCLpAXqHw69ucaEWsgYDsmVPUhgtjLW4LenGhoowfQdJmylpwl5GUOK...
by BigElvis
March 14th, 2016, 12:53 pm
Forum: one hour design challenges
Topic: March 1-HDC- A Versatile Tool for the Kitchen
Replies: 8
Views: 6298

March 1-HDC- A Versatile Tool for the Kitchen

http://cache.wists.com/thumbnails/f/59/f599e01df92f502653d445cb9346d9b7-orig THEME: Design a multipurpose tool for the kitchen. DOORS CLOSE: Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 by 11:59 EST BRIEF: The International Home and Housewares Show wrapped up last week and with it, thousands of single-use kitchen pro...
by BigElvis
February 25th, 2016, 2:49 pm
Forum: one hour design challenges
Topic: 1-HDC—Sex Toys of the Future
Replies: 20
Views: 13946

Re: 1-HDC—Sex Toys of the Future

Thanks everyone for participating in our February 1-Hour Design Challenge, we're so excited to look over all of your fantastic submissions! :D Our judges will be overlooking submissions over the next few days and winners will be announced Monday, February 29th - so stay tuned! https://img.buzzfeed.c...
by BigElvis
February 8th, 2016, 11:04 am
Forum: one hour design challenges
Topic: 1-HDC—Sex Toys of the Future
Replies: 20
Views: 13946

1-HDC—Sex Toys of the Future

http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/About/General/2013/9/7/1378594702763/Barbarella-011.jpg THEME: Design a sex toy concept for 2050, one that incorporates current or speculative technologies in order to imagine the future of product-enabled intimacy. DOORS CLOSE: Wednesday, February 24th,...
by BigElvis
January 5th, 2005, 10:38 am
Forum: Archived: DESIGN SLAM! Design Competition
Topic: Slam #1: An end to the plastic grocery bag.
Replies: 28
Views: 40632

I think that one of the keys here is addressing the idea of carrying the empty bag to the store at the start of the shopping trip. If it's thin, light and tiny, then it seems "convenient" to carry it in your purse/pocket. If it's a thick, durable canvas bag, not so much so. The other consideration i...
by BigElvis
January 4th, 2005, 2:17 pm
Forum: Archived: DESIGN SLAM! Design Competition
Topic: Design Slam Competition #1 - Question & Answer
Replies: 21
Views: 28889

I think the best thing to do here is just start. Begin a thread with a topic, something like "Slam #1: Baby Wipes," and then post some musings, such as: "I know that I want to work in this area. It drives me crazy that in addition to all the disposable diapers happening everywhere, the baby wipes--w...
by BigElvis
August 31st, 2004, 11:31 am
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: Next Core-Popular Science Comp?
Replies: 6
Views: 1916

Results of the last competition will be released mid-september; next competition is still being worked out.
by BigElvis
March 19th, 2004, 11:05 am
Forum: core77 site feedback
Topic: Comments: March '04: Design and the Media RoundTable
Replies: 6
Views: 10171

The best design stories everThe Best Design Stories Ever?

My favorite design story is, alas, also from the New Yorker--Malcolm Gladwell's 1996 piece called The Science of Shopping. http://www.gladwell.com/1996/1996_11_04_a_shopping.htm . Extremely thought-provoking and a great primer on design research. I love the "Invariant Right" (the phenomenon of peopl...
by BigElvis
January 26th, 2004, 4:37 pm
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: What is everyone's view on the iPod
Replies: 19
Views: 6009

Yes!