Design Thinking, Creativity, and Innovation

Innovation. At its simplest, it is defined as something new – an idea, a product enhancement, or perhaps a new method. It can also refer to solutions that meet new needs. It differs from invention in a small but still recognizable way: the car was an invention; a driverless car is an innovation. Read more

3D Printing the Green Industrial Revolution

Going “green” is something most of us have been trying to do for a while now. Whether it’s cutting down the amount of plastic we use, recycling as much as possible, switching off the lights when we leave a room or eating less meat, there are so many ways in which we can and are doing our bit for the environment. Less topical, however, is the fact that 3D printing can lower our negative impact on the world around us. Read more

10 Easiest to Learn Product Design Software

Product design is an industry with a plethora of capabilities. Professionals that specialize in product design are often required to think outside the box to innovate, create, and apply their knowledge. In short, everything we can see, touch and use in a utilitarian sense is a product (pun intended) of product design. Read more

Hennessey Venom F5 Shoots for 300 MPH

Texas tuning shop Hennessey Performance has made a name for itself by taking production cars and making them absolutely bonkers. For example, the VelociRaptor 6x6, which is a Ford Raptor with three axles and power to all six wheels. One of the most ambitious projects it’s taken on lately is a homebrewed concoction known as the Venom F5. It builds off the Venom GT, which when it was revealed was the only production car that was faster than the Bugatti Veyron. Based on the Lotus Exige, the shop dropped the Venom twin turbo engine in the rear, unleashing a monster. Read more

Japan’s Strange Musical Roads are Actually a Speed Deterrent

When traveling down certain stretches of road in Japan, you don’t need the radio, streaming audio, or anything else. The roads themselves provide music as you drive over the surface. That makes complete sense, coming from a nation where toilets sing and you can get socks made of sushi. While these roads certainly seem weird, they also serve a purpose aside from entertaining drivers. Read more