Tag innovation

7: Concept Vehicle – Initial Sketches

Right now I’m unsure how many sketches I’ll post on a daily basis, but here are a few from day 1.  Prismacolor pencil is, I think, the best way to get some initial ideas on paper; doing a similar exercise in digital just isn’t the same. As you can see here, I’m leaning towards a [...]

Seven Days.

After some brief thought over the past twenty-four hours, I’ve decided to spend the next seven days designing a new vehicle concept. Given this type of experiment, I am not going to spend a lot of time developing a creative brief because my goal at this point is pure creative focus, and less so on [...]

Immersion: Core Objectives (Preview)

While I’m still working through the details of the Immersion strategy (estimated duration ~2 years), I am certain of the primary objectives which are listed here: I’ll post further details of the Immersion strategy in the next several days.

Immersion: Challenges & Opportunities

Portfolio Development: My portfolio has evolved fairly well over the past several years – particularly in the graphic design arena.  The evolution from where I began and where I am today shows a clear positive trajectory.  Recent digital illustration work using the Cintiq and Photoshop also show tremendous potential.  The opportunity here is two-fold.  First, [...]

The Crystal Ball.

“Begin with the end in mind” is based on the principle that all things are created twice. There’s a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation to all things. – Stephen Covey One of the many things I’ve learned in project management is that “starting with the end in mind” is one [...]

BP’s “Living Lab”.

One of the challenges with introducing new products and concepts into an environment is that one never knows how the “customer” will react.  There are, of course, many ways to ensure that new product and service offerings are accepted more readily.  Some basic methods involve customer surveys and usability studies, while more advanced examples involve [...]