1. How to Design Impactful Product Packaging

    Did you know, when it comes to new product launches, around 95 percent of new products introduced each year fail. Why does this happen? It likely isn’t that the product itself is bad, but the buying habits of consumers. Many consumers, in fact, do not have the time or the energy in their busy lives to weigh the pros and cons of the products on the shelves. Instead, they use a shortcut which is t…Read More

  2. The Importance Of Prototyping

    Whatever the item or product someone intends to produce, creating a prototype is essential to the designing process. Prototypes help create a close representation of the real functionality of a product. And while sketches, blueprints, wireframes, and mockups are great visuals, a prototype is something that is going to bring a product to life, something that you, investors, and future customers wil…Read More

  3. 5 Incorrectly Attributed Inventions

    History is a funny thing. Over thousands of years of human civilization has been documented, yet it is often only based on someone’s perception of how events transpired. There is a famous quote by Winston Churchill — “History is written by the victors” — which is not entirely wrong. That can be seen clearly in how inventions of the past have been attributed, sometimes incorrectly, to som…Read More

  4. 7 Important Technological Inventions of the 21st Century

    Over the past few weeks, we’ve been diving into the world of important inventions from the past. Whether these inventions are still in use today or they have been succeeded by an improved design, they laid the groundwork that has led to many more developments over the years. However, today we’re going to turn our eye to today, the 21st century. Although we are still in the century’s nascency…Read More

  5. 5 More Important Inventions of the 19th Century

    We recently took a look at some of the most important inventions of the 19th century. While some of those inventions may be outdated by now, they laid the foundation for many other revolutionary creations to be made. Today, we’ll be concluding our two-part series dedicated to the 19th century. You’ll find that most of these items are still in use in some way, even though they came about nearly…Read More

  6. 5 Important Inventions from the 19th Century

    Not too long ago, we took a look at the history of some of the 20th century’s most important inventions. However, many of those inventions were built on top of the foundations laid forth by other inventions that came in the 19th century. Today, we’ll be looking at just a few of those inventions in the first part of this two-part series. Do you think you have the next great invention? Have a wa…Read More

  7. 5 More Amazing Accidental Inventions

    We recently took a look at some of the most impactful inventions that came about accidentally. While many inventions start out with one intention, it’s surprisingly common for those ideas to take on a life of their own when put into practice. These inventions impacted the world because their creators saw when they needed to redirect their efforts. While the classic proverb says, “necessity is …Read More

  8. Top 10 American Inventions

    Today is the birthday of the one and only United States of America. Built on the spirit of independence, freedom, and forward-thinking, many inventors have found incredible levels of success in America. In honor of our wonderful country, we’re going to take a look at some of the best inventions to come from the good ol’ US of A. Do you think you have the next great American invention? If so, c…Read More

  9. 5 Amazing Accidental Inventions

    Many inventions come about thanks to a bolt of brilliance from out of nowhere, while others are designed from the ground up to solve a specific issue. Over the years, inventions that have started their lives with one intention have completely morphed to become something totally different. These accidental inventions have changed the world in many fascinating ways. Today, we’re going to take a lo…Read More

  10. 5 More Important Inventions from the 20th Century

    We recently spent some time looking at five of the most important inventions of the 20th century, and as promised, we have five more inventions that have massively impacted our society. It’s hard to say where we would be without these inventions, though one thing is for sure, we’d be worse off. If you think you have the next great invention percolating in your brain, but you need some help bri…Read More