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the definitive list of licensing terms

02/02/13

businessmanufacturer

interested in licensing your design or idea? here’s a list of 100 licensing terms every inventor or entrepreneur should know.

messing around with marcel wanders

12/19/11

competitiondesigner/studiolightingmanufacturer

well, at least with one of his patterns: win up to $2500 by applying the inner pattern of wanders’ can can light for flos to some unexpected place. run by ylighting and flos, with the full information and rules here.

flos

design your own jewelry. no tools required

11/18/11

manufacturerother

a simple drag&drop interface allows to modify existing jewelry or to start from scratch at sheyna.com. the interface is smart enough to update the price as pieces are added, although it is not always clear whether your chosen pieces really will physically fit together. but worth checking out if you are interested in somehow unique pieces. use the promotion code sheyna10 for 10% off.

sheyna

steve jobs, 1955 – 2011

10/06/11

businessmanufacturerotherproduct

what to say?

 

instead, here is steve jobs’ 2005 standford commencement address.

braun–design evolution

02/12/11

designer/studiomanufacturerproduct

browse through 90 years of braun designs, including many iconic pieces by dieter rams.

braun-design-evolution

supersize your prototype

11/14/10

manufacturer

shapeways, who was covered before on this blog, is now offering large-scale prototyping. possible sizes are up to 700 x 380 x 580 mm or 27.6 x 15 x 22.9 in. yes, that is pretty big.

what previously required the creation and combination of several smaller pieces, can now be done in one.

shapeways3dprintchair

sayl chair

10/30/10

furnituremanufacturer

fastcompany has an article and videos on fuseprojects’s sayl chair for herman-miller. sayl will be available for sale directly to consumers through the herman-miller webstore.

 

sayl

sketchUp + i.materialise lamp design challenge

09/18/10

competitionlightingmanufacturer

the google sketchUp team got together with i.materialise (the people behind mgx by materialise) for a design competition: use google sketchUp to design a lamp to be 3d printed. the top 3 designs will receive a full 3d print of their design, complete with light and stand.

materialize

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