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Posts tagged design
Why Design Matters

Before you decide whether design matters, maybe you should decide what design actually is. I found this great little article in an old Canadian Business Magazine and thought I should share with what started out as just a few of my thoughts on the subject, and well…I could have kept going. I don’t once use the word “innovation”, though, in case you’re tired of it.

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The Ugliest Thing

I spent a good portion of the last two weeks combing the through Global, European and American IP registries looking through some 400 patents for signs of innovation that didn’t quite materialize. A little tired of looking at the screen, I decided to make something ugly and useful by hand with newly acquired skills. And that’s a nice pic of one of the snapping turtles laying eggs in our garden allotment. Relevant.

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