Apple Is Not Building a Car

Apple Car

Recent rumors over Apple’s new automobile department have reached a fever pitch. However, although I think a lot of us would love to see Apple design a new car (or a new kitchen appliance, new TV, new anything that is starved for great design), the evidence simply is not there. What evidence is everyone pointing to? The largest piece of evidence, cited by major media outlets like Quartz and Bloomberg, is Apple’s recent poaching from [Continue reading...]

Ideas Worth Backing: DouBBleTime USB Charging Cable

Ideas worth backing

This post comes to you as part of our “Ideas Worth Backing” series, a monthly feature on our blog. Every month, we hunt down and help fund an awesome idea or clever invention on crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter or Indiegogo that we think is worth your attention (and maybe a contribution, too!) It’s just one small way we celebrate and encourage innovation. Found a project you think we should know about? We want to hear [Continue reading...]

Stuff We Liked in April

Stuff we like this month

It’s time for another monthly roundup of the cool stuff we came across while traversing the web this month. From zippered ear buds (it makes more sense than you think) to bamboo keyboards, we hunted down some of the coolest, most innovative products that we’d love to get our hands on. This month, we’ve got a theme: Innovation in the routing parts of your day – a “Spring cleaning” of cluttered spaces and a fresh [Continue reading...]

Clear-Coat Office Chalkboard

ChalkArt

Clear-Coat is an all-in-one company – so we design, manage, and manufacture our products in one big mixed use space. About a year ago, we decided it’d be great to have an area dedicated entirely to creative development – our design projects, R&D, founders, and design staff would all move into this new space. Right at the entrance of this new space, we installed an 8ft x 8ft chalkboard and have been wanting a local [Continue reading...]

Ideas Worth Backing: The Smart Lid

Ideas worth backing

Hey, readers! We’re incredibly excited to announce “Ideas Worth Backing”, a brand new monthly feature for our blog. Every month, we’ll be hunting down and helping to fund an awesome idea or clever invention on crowd funding sites that we think is worth your attention (and maybe a contribution, too!) We want to celebrate and encourage innovation, and we think this is just one small way to do that. Found a project you think we [Continue reading...]