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Explore Your World Like a Cross-Pollinator

There is a big, bright world of inspiration out there!  So why are so many people still sitting in windowless meeting rooms with empty tabletops and beige furniture?  When is the last time you came up with a brilliant idea while staring at a blank wall?

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Virtual Ideation and Peak Creative Performance

The truth of face-to-face brainstorming is that the quantity of ideas generated per person drops significantly each time someone is added to the team. The political nature of the typical office can be stifling. Think about your most recent brainstorm, when a colleague was talking were you thinking about your ideas or trying to figure out how to respond to them?

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Trig Demonstrates Virtual Ideation Session

On April 11 Ty Hagler of Trig Innovation had the pleasure of speaking about the topic of the virtual ideation session. Ty spoke in the Cary West Regional Library at the invitation of Carolinas Innovators & Design Thinkers. The title of the talk was “Virtual Ideation: Activating Customer Insights into Testable Concept Prototypes.”

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Innovate Carolina 2014 Brings Together Area Product Development Community

On Friday, April 25, Trig Innovation participated in the Product Development and Management Association’s fifth annual Innovate Carolina conference in support of the Research Triangle’s product development community.

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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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Left to My Own Devices: Thoughts on the Do Lectures

I recently traveled to Wales for the Do Lectures Startup event, a global gathering of bright minds from across the spectrum of business, arts, sports, and more.   It’s an event that is difficult to categorize, from the people, to the presenters, to the overall experience.

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Trig’s Brisley Heads to Wales for Do Lecture Series

Trig Innovation industrial designer Drew Brisley has earned selection to attend the latest installment of the Do Lecture series. An emerging ideas gathering based in Wales, the Do Lectures focus on launching big ideas to change the world.  

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Lilly Ferrick—the Tangents Interview

Lilly Ferrick has taken business development at Trig Innovation by storm since joining the company just a couple of months ago, bringing a wealth of expertise and experience in selling industrial design solutions to her new role.

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eDrawings App for iPad Review with Patrick Murphy

Patrick Murphy is the lead industrial designer at Trig Innovation, shaping products in multiple market sectors, including hardware, tools, medical devices, furniture, and products for the home. In his work at Trig, Patrick utilizes a variety of software platforms to bring new products to life in sketches, renderings, 3D CAD models, and animations.

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Brisley Joins Trig Innovation Design Team

Trig Innovation, an innovation management firm based in Durham, North Carolina, announces the addition of Drew Brisley to its industrial design team. Brisley is a 2012 graduate of North Carolina State University’s industrial design program, graduating with honors (summa cum laude).  

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Ferrick Joins Trig Innovation

Trig Innovation, an innovation management firm based in Durham, North Carolina, announces the addition of Lilly Ferrick to its business development team. A graduate of Florida International University, Ferrick arrives at Trig with a wealth of experience in consulting on behalf of industrial design and communications companies.  

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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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