Ideas, musings and inspirations.

Much like an ill-fitting or dated suit, companies and institutions with out-dated or poorly executed identities need to be aware of the perception their identity has in the markets they serve. Does your identity still fit your organization and what it does? Does it represent … Continue reading

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Recently I was reading an interesting SME article about 3D printing technology and its emergence in the medical industry. Stryker Orthopaedics, a leading medical technology company, is partnering with hospitals to manufacture a 3D printer that will allow for the … Continue reading

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You know, the creative business is an odd bird. Anyone who has a creative bent knows what I mean. My uncle was a welder but when he came home, he was welding crazy little metal sculptures, (which later on became … Continue reading

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I hope you enjoy these as much as we do at Elliance: Designed by Apple in California Productivity future vision by Microsoft What inspires you?

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James Turrell, the artist of light, recently said “In a lucid dream, you have a sharper sense of color and lucidity than with your eyes open. I’m interested in the point where imaginative seeing and outside seeing meet, where it … Continue reading

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Inspiration by German industrial designer, Ingo Maurer, who focuses on lighting design. Enjoy.

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I sense that the 21st century will be the century of generative thinking. Internet, search, social media, and mobile communications are opening up conversations that were simply hard to coordinate and imagine just 30 years ago. Now, we are truly … Continue reading

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After disciplines were divided into smaller components, we have reached a turning point. New integrated disciplines and new paradigms of thinking are emerging. This-AND-That paradigm is replacing the This-OR-That thinking. A few data points to consider: The zeitgeist: In 2010, … Continue reading

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