Posts tagged Patrick Murphy
Bitcoin's Progeny & How Brand Archetypes are Shaping the Cryptocurrency Market

As designers we're constantly trying to improve people's lives by tailoring a product or system's function, appearance, and aura to perfectly suit them. Which is why Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are particularly intriguing to me. Cryotpocurrecies represent the redesign of an entire facet of the global economy: money.

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Yves Béhar and Medical Device Design that Excites

This divergence from the field of medical device diagnostic devices is important. However, it's hard to get excited about using a boring box, but like a supercar, Juno compels you to interact with it with intense enthusiasm.

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Will Your Skin be Protected this Summer?

What if you could make unprotected skin visible?  There are 1 Million cases of skin cancer per year in the US alone, but sunscreen can significantly reduce your chances of getting cancer. Unfortunately, most people only apply 25% to 50% of the sunscreen they should.  The team at Trig has been working with our client, Voxelight, to launch their first product, Sunscreenr, which solves this problem. 

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Connie Tran Joins Trig Innovation

Trig, a Chapel Hill, North Carolina-based firm focused on innovation, design, and marketing, announces the addition of Connie Tran to its industrial design team.

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Patrick Murphy Named Senior Industrial Designer at Trig Innovation

In a not-so-controversial move, Trig Innovation is pleased to announce the promotion of Patrick Murphy to the role of Senior Industrial Designer.

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Digital Industrial Design Sketching with Patrick Murphy

In the above video, our lead industrial designer, Patrick Murphy, demonstrates his techniques for concept sketching on an iPad.  Using the Wacom Bamboo Paper app, Patrick creates a drool-worthy sketch of a bicycle flashlight, intended to be mounted on the handlebars. 

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Murphy's Hypotenuse: Evolution in Design at Sling, Part Two

Perhaps the most wildly innovative design in NewDealDesign’s Sling portfolio came with the 2010 release of the Slingbox 700u – a fully-capable Slingbox device developed solely for media provider distribution. The 700u marked the smallest Slingbox yet. 

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Connecting People with Products and Services

For a recent Tangents interview, I sat down with Trig’s video and photography wunderkind, Cristina Fletes-Boutte, to discuss multiple aspects of her work.  During the course of the interview, she touched upon an inspiring subject, the notion that her work could help people reach deeper connections with the products and services of Trig’s customers.

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PDMA Innovate Carolinas 2012—What We Learned

Year after year, we participate in what has become a must for area innovators to fuel their respective creative fires—the Product Development and Management Association’s Innovate Carolina conference. This year marked another stellar conference, hosted last Friday at Raleigh’s Long View Center, an emerging haven for entrepreneurs in the heart of the downtown business district.

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See You at PDMA Innovate Carolina 2012

This week marks an exciting time for Trig Innovation, as we celebrate the expansion of our business through our presence and sponsorship at the Product Development and Management Association’s Innovate Carolina conference on Friday, April 20th.

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Meet the Trig Crew—Patrick Murphy

Patrick Murphy joined the Trig crew in the spring of 2011 as an industrial designer, upon the recommendation of another Trig designer, Smith Newnam. We owe Smith quite a bit for this great referral, since Patrick has quickly established himself as a formidable design talent within Trig’s innovation management strategic framework.

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