Sketching on ideas

Thoughts on Innovation

May 1, 2019

In this post I would like to share parts of a conversation I had with a client on our approach to innovation. While the context of the discussion was improving the design of garage hooks, the ideas are applicable to most types of products.

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Why I Switched to Fusion 360

April 5, 2018

When I first started using CAD I was amazed by their lack of usability. All the parametric modelling programs I tried felt like relics with bolted on features that made little intuitive sense. The result was that modelling became a drag.

This changed as I discovered Fusion 360.

Physical controls

A Call for Knobs and Buttons

October 6, 2017

There is no point in me going over why this is happening. We all use touchscreens and know the ways in which they are awesome. What I would like to spend a second talking about is what we are loosing as we switch to the glass interface.

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The Dangers of Customization

February 10, 2016

Letting users customize various aspects of their products has progressively become a more common practice. Consumers today often get to choose a multitude of product traits, such as colour, size, texture and tech-specs. Despite all of the great things about customization there are some problems that can appear if implemented incorrectly.