Category Archives: Design Opinion

Thoughts on Designing Complex Devices, with a SLR Camera as an example

When designing a new device a key question is what is the demographic of who will be using the device.  This is particularly important if the expected user is not particularly skilled in the use of such devices.  For example, … Read the rest of this entry

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What do people know about Industrial Designers

Well not much it seems.  I am working with a client, GMR Marketing who have a contract with Telus and indirectly the Canadian Football League.  During the execution of the contract I had the occasion to talk to a good … Read the rest of this entry

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Back to Normal

The blog has returned to normal operation.  My sincere apologies to anyone who may have tried to post a comment, but I had to do something to stop the flood of spam. More on design, and the need of clients … Read the rest of this entry

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Spammed to Death

Well how about that.  I have had to turn off comments temporarily due to someone using my blog as a launch pin for their spam.  How frustrating and how damn arrogant.  Oh well, lets lay wait in the bushes for … Read the rest of this entry

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Hang ups!

Well, it has been a while since my last post, but here I am again. What has my goat this time?  Hooks, cord hangers, places to wrap cord and retainer designs that just don’t work. Now I am not sure … Read the rest of this entry

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-08-14

http://lnkd.in/JejUNY I like celery in my salads and sometimes just to munch on… what?.. oh Salary, sorry. Nevermind. # http://lnkd.in/pcFpei Snapper, Ahh yes, but I did say improvement as well. This post is unique so unique things are not all … Read the rest of this entry

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-03-20

Strategy >> Design is dead, long live design thinking http://t.co/b1ukwDh #

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-02-13

@mcadguy Hey you need help with unfolding a part. Can I have a look at the part? @plcsys #

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What, are you crazy?

Sanity and design may not be such good bedmates.  How do I substantiate this statement?  Easy, that is what my clients ask me.  So it must be true. When a client asks me for a new concept for a product, … Read the rest of this entry

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The New Year!

Now is the best time.

I am starting off the New Year with a design that I really like.  Seeing as you hold this product in your hand when you use it, there is a connection to the product that means that you feel good … Read the rest of this entry

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