Posts tagged Product Design
Built to Last

Consider the classic Coke bottle. Can you see it in your mind? The silhouette of that legendary shape. What is that shape? Is that the brand of Coke? Or is that the product? Whether pouring it over ice or drinking it from the bottle, you are experiencing both the brand and the product of Coke all at once.

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Unlikely Timeless Relics Explained by the Lindy Effect

Survivorship Bias suggests that, minus outliers, things themselves statistically do not survive like we think they do. The Lindy Effect, however, seems to suggest that ideas don’t follow the natural laws of decay over time. If important enough, these ideas can survive the odds, perhaps even through periods of undulating popularity. Which takes us back to bike seats.

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Industrial Design and Development

Trig recognizes that your creations represent who you are as a company and we don't take that responsibility lightly. We have the expertise in human-centered design to create the very best version of any item you can dream up, so long as we don't break any laws of physics.

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Murphy’s Hypotenuse: A Love Affair with Facets

I love facets. Specifically, I love the use of facets and randomized faceted geometries in product design. Maybe I love facets the way I do because I got so sick of the amorphous, blobby, bright-colored approach to product design that most products were slapped with during a period that coincided with the dotcom boom (a period that also suffered, in parallel, a horrific onslaught of company logos of the same character).

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Inspiration: Jamie Oliver’s Battle for Cultural Innovation

I recently found myself hooked on Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, now in its second season on ABC.  The noted British chef is renewing his crusade, initiated last season in a town of 50,000 people in Huntington, West Virginia, to challenge our notions about the food we Americans eat and, more importantly, how we feed our children.

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Through a Shopper's Eyes (Takeaways From the National Hardware Show)

Statistically speaking, women may not be the more likely gender to operate lawn mowers on a regular basis. It was very clear to me, however, as I walked last week’s North American Retail Hardware Association National Hardware Show (NHS) in Las Vegas, that women are a powerful force to appreciate when it comes to selecting the lawn mower (or tool box or shovel or grill, for that matter). 

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Hagler Attending National Hardware Show in Las Vegas

Ty Hagler, Trig Innovation’s principal and designer-in-chief, will be attending the National Hardware Show (NHS) this week in Las Vegas (May 10-12). The National Hardware Show will take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center and feature over 2300 vendors and more than 100,000 new products.

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