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Let Me See

The next time you’re engaged in a design problem, grab or borrow a different pair of glasses. Put on a pair of reading glasses, sport goggles, smudged or scratched glasses, thick glasses, sunglasses - and then see what happens...


Clean Water

sometimes, a great design solution comes from re-thinking the problem

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F5 Tornado

“Help, I’ve fallen and I can’t get up.”I just spent the last few days in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, helping my step-sister and her family recover from the effects of an F5 tornado. It was an unbelievable experience.

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The Design Wizard

And then the HR Director came up to me and said, “I want you to get some business cards with Design Wizard as your job title. Let me know if you have any problems.”


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Playing with Fire

Designing a product so that it can’t cause harm - even if it is mis-used – is hard to do. But even the best design can cause problems when a kid grabs it - then licks it, immerses it in the sink, turns it upside down, throws it...




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