Monthly Archives: January 2011

Which comes first – the Patent or the Prototype?

Recently I wrote an article for IP Insight the monthly newsletter of the UKIPO. Here is an introduction and link to the full article: “Throughout my time helping inventors develop a multitude of different projects, this conundrum has often reared … Continue reading

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Good Design 2 | Clock

More great designs from Core77.

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Good Design 1 | Turntable

Here are some awesome designs I recently found Core77.

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Company values and ethics

Before commissioning a company to work with you on your idea, we believe you should examine their values and ethics. It is not something that is talked about much but you are likely to be working with them for a … Continue reading

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Dragons’ Den | How to Win Against the Dragons!

It strikes me that there is a basic formula for success on Dragons Den with a new product idea. Here is a list of things that you need before climbing that now famous staircase to present a new product idea: … Continue reading

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How to develop your new idea…

So you’ve had a great new product idea, but what do you do next? Thousands of new products are launched every year but the journey from concept to market is not as easy or as straightforward as it appears. Many … Continue reading

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Great Design Quotes to start the New Year

“A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” ~ Antoine de Saint ExupĂ©ry ~ “Good design is partially creativity and innovation, but primarily knowledge … Continue reading

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