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by 51
January 18th, 2019, 8:02 am
Forum: students and schools
Topic: Industrial Design Schools in the DMV?
Replies: 6
Views: 38149

Re: Industrial Design Schools in the DMV?

Have you looked into Innovation related grad programs? UMBC: Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Leadership Program http://eil.umbc.edu/ John Hopkins/MICA: DESIGN LEADERSHIP https://www.mica.edu/graduate-programs/design-leadership-mba-ma/ .....or another 2 hours south of DC (Richmond, VA). VCU: Master ...
by 51
March 30th, 2018, 1:42 pm
Forum: consumer products
Topic: JennAir - Columns and Rise
Replies: 1
Views: 2963

JennAir - Columns and Rise

Apparently (new) JennAir is bound by nothing : https://boundbynothing.jennair.com/ lLTJ3Bs8dGI Columns - Refrigerator (copy alone is worth the read :roll: !) https://boundbynothing.jennair.com/columns/ Rise; https://boundbynothing.jennair.com/rise/ P.S. Did anyone go to the Architectural Digest Desi...
by 51
December 11th, 2017, 8:17 am
Forum: software and technology
Topic: "Budget" Cad prodgrams
Replies: 34
Views: 26343

Re: "Budget" Cad prodgrams

Link to one source summary for 'free/low cost' CAD programs. https://www.sculpteo.com/blog/2017/04/05/top-19-of-the-best-free-cad-software/ ...... previously they've hired consultants to do the product development but now they want to bring it in-house. Don't discount an investment in the right soft...
by 51
April 7th, 2017, 7:49 am
Forum: core77 site feedback
Topic: Avatar quality
Replies: 3
Views: 3928

Re: Avatar quality

Try .png file output. You can easily get your avatar to 3KB and maintain quality.
by 51
March 13th, 2017, 3:31 pm
Forum: business practices
Topic: Controling WIP
Replies: 9
Views: 11803

Re: Controling WIP

I think theory of constraints is what I'm after. Any particular source you recommend? TOC Institute is a good place to start: http://www.tocinstitute.org/theory-of-constraints.html If reading isn't a constraint go to the source - The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement Paperback by Eliyahu M. Go...
by 51
March 13th, 2017, 8:55 am
Forum: business practices
Topic: Controling WIP
Replies: 9
Views: 11803

Re: Controling WIP

I've read about agile development and queuing theory and like the idea of managing my team's WIP rather than trying to plan out all my projects. However, something that I haven't found is how to calculate what my WIP limit should be. Does anyone have techniques or references they could share? Sugge...
by 51
October 11th, 2016, 12:50 pm
Forum: transportation
Topic: What is BMW doing?
Replies: 142
Views: 116867

Re: What is BMW doing?

BMW Motorrad Vision Next 100 revealed: http://cdn.bmwblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/BMW-Motorrad-Vision-Next-100-12-750x500.jpg http://cdn.bmwblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/BMW-Motorrad-Vision-Next-100-16-1024x701.jpg http://cdn.bmwblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/BMW-Motorrad-Vision-Ne...
by 51
October 11th, 2016, 7:10 am
Forum: transportation
Topic: What is BMW doing?
Replies: 142
Views: 116867

Re: What is BMW doing?

As FYI - live streaming of BMW Group's "Iconic Impulses. The BMW Group Future Experience.” in Los Angeles - part of THE NEXT 100 YEARS WORLD TOUR - is today Tuesday, October 11 @ 10 am PST/1 pm EST. Exhibition features BMW Vision, MINI Vision, and ROLLS ROYCE Vision concepts. Live Stream link: http:...
by 51
October 5th, 2016, 7:07 am
Forum: transportation
Topic: Fisker relaunches Fisker, Inc.
Replies: 3
Views: 4444

Fisker relaunches Fisker, Inc.

ANNOUNCES DEVELOPMENT OF ALL-ELECTRIC PREMIUM VEHICLE DELIVERING WORLD’S LONGEST ELECTRIC RANGE Press release: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/57d37545ebbd1a582b4627c0/t/57f2eff915d5dbffa426361d/1475538938558/Fisker+Inc.+Press+Release.pdf https://scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/14522741...
by 51
September 7th, 2016, 7:28 am
Forum: transportation
Topic: OX flat-pack all-terrain vehicle by Gordon Murray
Replies: 0
Views: 4010

OX flat-pack all-terrain vehicle by Gordon Murray

The latest from Gordon Murray, the McLaren Racing F1 Championship winning and McLaren F1 road car designer. Designed as an innovative flat pack product for use in developing countries. Claims it can be assembled in just 12 hours by three people using basic tools. The Global Vehicle Trust OX is based...
by 51
August 18th, 2016, 7:26 am
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: How do you know when something is over-designed?
Replies: 61
Views: 15487

Re: How do you know when something is over-designed?

How do you know when something is over-designed? Over-designed implies excess. A designers first indicator could be excessive time spent on a design direction. As Yo suggests, coming back to design with fresh eyes is always a good idea. Often soliciting feedback on design - informally from design p...
by 51
April 28th, 2016, 7:02 am
Forum: consumer products
Topic: Dyson Supersonic
Replies: 28
Views: 16069

Dyson Supersonic

Dyson design and technology move into haircare. From $399.99!!
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http://www.dyson.com/haircare/supersonic.aspx
by 51
December 3rd, 2014, 8:02 am
Forum: design events & competitions
Topic: NYC design events/to do this weekend
Replies: 1
Views: 3056

Re: NYC design events/to do this weekend

http://www.timeout.com/newyork/things-t ... is-weekend.....is always a great place to discover what's going on.
If you're adventurous you could head to The Rink at Rockefeller Center in the evening and skate under Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree. It lights up tonight!
by 51
September 9th, 2014, 1:07 pm
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: Apple hires Marc Newson
Replies: 21
Views: 4758

Re: Apple hires Marc Newson

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Marc Newson or Jonathon Ive?