Feats of Lego Engineering

A story caught my attention this week about an engineer that helped his company land a $600k dollar job because he was able to construct a small machine out of Legos on the fly. This company would not have been able to take on the lucrative assignment due to a lack of manpower. The Lego […]

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Oregon Ducks Have a Tradition of Never Staying the Same

Whether it is a university or a National Football League franchise, tradition is a big deal. This tradition extends as far as the design of the uniforms. Take a look at our own Chiefs here in Kansas City as a prime example. The design remains almost indistinguishable from uniforms our 1967 Superbowl team donned. KC […]

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If the Redskins Get Rebranded

In the last couple of weeks a controversy has reignited over the National Football League team the Washington Redskins. Should the organization whose name references a living ethnic group rebrand because of the potential for offense? I am not going to weigh in on this controversial issue right now. However, if the organization decides to […]

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Is Beauty Really in the Eye of the Beholder?

Is beauty really in the eye of the beholder, or is beauty something that exists independently of how we “behold” it? I took a poll of six people in my office today asking this very question. Being that we are a marketing company, many of us are designers whose job it is to make things […]

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Some Design Projects take 150 Years to Complete

Last week I talked about the relationship between time, cost, and scope. Every project considers these three factors. One of the most extreme cases I am aware of in our modern day is a cathedral in Barcelona, Spain called the Sagrada Familia. The construction of this building began in 1882 under the direction of famous […]

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Hunting Season and Technology

I haven’t been a hunter for very long but have heard stories from people about having to drive to check-in location and check their deer every hunting season. Long lines, sometimes a lengthy drive from the hunting location, and most say just a big waste of time. Now they have the telecheck system and you […]

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