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by aaron
February 9th, 2009, 3:55 pm
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: Ikea
Replies: 11
Views: 1516

DWR

I wrote a letter to DWR a few years ago. In my odd, inappropriate, rant-like letter one of the issues I mentioned was the bloated prices. I think that I might have suggested that they change their name to "Design Way out of Reach" or "Design Within Reach (of supremely wealthy people)". I am not sure...
by aaron
February 4th, 2009, 4:42 pm
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: James Dyson - Creating a Vacuum that sucks.
Replies: 19
Views: 3596

no spec

I think that is very well put.
by aaron
February 4th, 2009, 12:39 pm
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: James Dyson - Creating a Vacuum that sucks.
Replies: 19
Views: 3596

Dyson

Unfortunately the Dysons I have used do not vacuum very well.
by aaron
February 4th, 2009, 12:32 pm
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: Design student, first time in NYC - what to see?
Replies: 19
Views: 2282

NYC

Grand Central Station

Morimoto (sushi)
88 10th Ave
New York, NY 10011
(212) 989-8883

Artisanal Cheese (not designerly but great grilled cheese)
500 W 37th St
New York, NY 10018
(212) 239-1200
by aaron
February 4th, 2009, 12:27 pm
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: A factory in India has plagiarised my website!
Replies: 24
Views: 3043

contact them

You should contact them and let them know. I would not be surprised if this was not done by a subordinate looking to cut corners and assuming that no one every reads those things.
by aaron
February 4th, 2009, 12:24 pm
Forum: design employment
Topic: The recession is over...
Replies: 19
Views: 2719

innovation

There will be a renewed emphasis on substantive innovation that delivers easily quantified value.
by aaron
December 22nd, 2008, 12:14 pm
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: Italy Vs Germany
Replies: 32
Views: 3014

stats

I agree that many Americans are jaded. But the statistics do not support the claim of lacking charity. While it is true that the US government and US based companies are pretty lame in their giving, the average US citizen personally gives almost twice as large a percentage of their income as any oth...
by aaron
December 22nd, 2008, 10:42 am
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: Italy Vs Germany
Replies: 32
Views: 3014

huh?

Hulkster, I do not understand your latest comment. Was your actual question who is better out Italy, Germany and America? Either way it seems like kind of an outdated question. BMW vs. Lamborghini for example, don't both of those companies have Germans and Italians and Americans, Koreans, Japanese, ...
by aaron
December 18th, 2008, 4:52 pm
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: Italy Vs Germany
Replies: 32
Views: 3014

If there is still such a thing in existence, I think that they are both too self-centered, inbred and ego-driven, sort of like French food. But I think that cyberdemon's stereotyping still holds true.
by aaron
December 18th, 2008, 4:46 pm
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: IDEO no longer Innovative?
Replies: 12
Views: 1957

Yes

There is no question that they are as innovative and creative as is appropriate for the challenges that they are being paid to solve...maybe even slightly more so.
by aaron
December 18th, 2008, 4:40 pm
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: Valentines Candy
Replies: 20
Views: 2805

Chocolates

Check out Richart.com
by aaron
December 17th, 2008, 3:49 pm
Forum: students and schools
Topic: About Fight Club Movie
Replies: 12
Views: 2326

big picture

I would go big picture and write about how it is a movie that was designed to appeal to a specific demographic by creating certain emotions through a combination of element. In this case those elements include the story, how the story is told, the look and attitude of the characters, the dialogue, t...
by aaron
December 17th, 2008, 3:39 pm
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: soooooooooo lets talk about retraining
Replies: 43
Views: 3430

electrician or plumber
by aaron
December 17th, 2008, 3:37 pm
Forum: DESIGN ASSOCIATIONS & ORGANIZATIONS
Topic: Holidays>Give to the IDSA Design Foundation scholarship f
Replies: 2
Views: 7408

generosity

Yo, I have always known you to be extremely generous but, are you serious? As another possible idea, here is a list of ten very highly regarded charities and their ranking on Charity navigator. 1 Direct Relief International 69.88 2 The National Christian Foundation 69.35 3 PATH 68.73 4 Conservation ...
by aaron
December 17th, 2008, 3:23 pm
Forum: general design discussion
Topic: Timekeeping best practise
Replies: 1
Views: 462

timesheets

All of the designers and engineers are required to track their time to the nearest .25 hours using Quickbooks Pro. The numbers are used to evaluate the projects by phase and occasionally to generate billing reports.