Archive for: January, 2016

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    Check It Out: Origami V8 Engine

    Have you tried origami? Masterfully folding paper into animals and natural objects is a fascinating and stimulating art form gifted to us by Japanese culture. Intricate designs can be made from a single square of paper and a series of delicate folds and sculpting. There’s the iconic paper crane, the Kawasaki rose, and of course,…

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    Hyperloop: Transportation of the Future

    Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) has recently broken ground on Elon Musk’s Hyperloop, thought to be a revolutionary development in U.S. transportation infrastructure. The Hyperloop, a concept first developed in 2013, is a vacuum tube that would transport passengers faster than the speed of sound, at approximately 760mph, between cities. Startup HTT went to work securing…

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    Hymen Lipman: Creator of the Attached-Eraser Pencil

    You’d be challenged to find an invention that didn’t start as a pencil scrawling, whether on a napkin or notepad or envelope. The pencil, with its familiar scent and nostalgia, persists as a practical and invaluable tool to creators of all types today. But who thought up the very idea from which so many other…

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    Craft & Hobby Association Mega Conference & Trade Show (CHA)

    I recently attended the Craft & Hobby Mega Conference & Trade Show (CHA) to kick off the 2016 trade show circuit. I headed out to Anaheim, California to meet up with Love Cooking Company President Scott Nicholson, in addition to other executives of prospective retailers for our Davison clients’ big ideas. The CHA show is…

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    Innovation in Autonomous Motion

    Humans optional. While the wheels and pedals we’re used to and associate with a motor vehicle remain, Tesla Motors is moving full speed ahead, putting innovation in autonomous motion. In an October press briefing, Tesla CEO Elon Musk envisioned a much different future for motor vehicles. “People will not need hands on the wheel –…

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    Inventionland Partners With Jokari International

    Inventionland, our fantastical design facility, supports the innovations of corporations by providing designing, engineering, and packaging expertise for the development of new products and lines. I am proud to announce our partnership with Jokari International, with whom we’ve collaborated historically. For over 40 years, Jokari has assembled a successful line of unique household products and…

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    Resolutions for a Creative Year

    A new calendar year is an excellent opportunity to restructure, rebalance and reset. What creative breakthroughs, innovations, and victories did you reach in 2015? What would you like to accomplish in 2016? It’s important to survey progress and set both realistic and challenging goals for yourself. Here are a few techniques to stimulate creative energy…

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    Recognized by the O’Hara Twp Police Dept

    The brave members of the law enforcement community make sacrifices to serve and protect us. For this reason, I’m proud to honor and support the local officers who keep us safe. Chief of Police James Farringer, of the O’Hara Township Police Department, recently presented all of us at Davison Design & Development with a certificate…