Category Archives: Musings

I am back in the designer’s seat after a wonderful and restful vacation with my family in Mexico.  I have a son, daughter in law and grand daughter in Mexico, and they warmly shared their house with us during our … 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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For those of you who are not Canadian and do not know about current Canadian politics, Jack Layton is the leader of the party in opposition to the Government.  The governing party, the one with the most elected members of … 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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Vision or Obsession that is the question!

When someone has an idea for a product, they may dwell on it for weeks, maybe even years.  When does the vision for the product become an obsession and how can you tell the difference? I watch the Dragon’s Den, … 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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Isn’t Design just another word for style?

Apart from the crowd Is it style that sets Apple apart from the crowd, or Harley Davidson, or Porsche, for that matter? No, it is not style, although style plays an integral part in all of those examples.  It is … Read the rest of this entry

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