Perhaps the most outspoken criticism of Apple in this day and age targets the price of their products. First it was the iPhone, then the iPad Pro, most recently, the Mac Pro. The second Apple releases a new product, someone is already making a twitter post about its “unbearable” price tag. These calls for cheaper… Continue reading Should Apple release a cheaper iPhone?
Before iTunes, the only legal way to download music onto your computer was through subscription services. But these subscription services were not like the Spotifys and Pandoras of today. No, they truly sucked. They were clunky, hard to navigate, and lacked a lot of popular songs as they were often produced by the record labels.… Continue reading Have Subscription Services ruined our connections with products?
Design Name: Pen Design Description: A ballpoint pen Design Purpose: Every other pen on the market is ugly. Thought Process: I wanted to design a pen that was both beautiful and ergonomic, as a pen has to both look great and feel great due to the amount of time you have it in your hand.… Continue reading 100 Days of Product Design #5
Money. It supposedly makes the world go round. At least it does to today’s “musicians”. In decades prior, the popularity of a musical genre directly correlated with large societal changes and shifts, but now, the popularity of genre depends on how much money it makes its producers. I’m not saying all modern music is shit,… Continue reading All of today’s music sucks, but it won’t always be that way. Here’s why:
Design Name: Better Bottle Design Description: A water bottle/travel mug Design Purpose: When you look at any water bottle or coffee mug out there, you can instantly observe multiple flaws that they share. The first is that almost all of them are ugly, the designers who designed them didn’t put any care into the details… Continue reading 100 Days of Product Design #4
There is a reason why all of the most recent technological advances have been executed by liberal thinkers. There is a reason why all of the biggest and most innovative tech companies are based in California, the most liberal place in the United States and possibly, the world. The reason: conservatives can’t innovate. This inability… Continue reading Why conservatives can’t innovate.
Design Name: Portable CD Player Design Description: A portable music player that allows you to listen to your CDs wherever you go. Design Purpose: I chose to design this as I like to revisit past technologies and improve their design, its like adapting a an old book into a movie. I looked back at old… Continue reading Design of the Day #3