I’m definitely starting to enjoy the break in the cold weather; I hope you are, too!

In the news this week is a unique clothing piece designed in collaboration with top Muslim female athletes.  It’s a Pro Hijab, active sportswear for practicing female Muslim athletes.  A really neat job and an acknowledgement by a major brand of the growing importance of this part of the world.

Dieter Rams, the iconic designer who influenced (and continues to influence) design throughout the world today has spoken out about the modern trend to consumerism.  He speaks for a return to simple, long-lasting goods that are well designed for their purpose.

Finally, Real Engineering has posted a nifty video about Carbon Fiber, asking the question, “Is this the material of the future?”  Many think it is.

-Ms Nolat

Flash challenge: travel hanger revision
Y2, IA HL: Brand packaging tool

As you develop your Brand identity, it may be useful to create a package to demonstrate it.  There’s a nifty tool online that can help with that:  https://packlane.com/

Build your box, add text & pictures wherever you wish, customize the colors to match your product, then right-click the picture of your box in the view you prefer and “Save Image As” to get a customized package image for your Criterion F!

Y2 (2017): Quotes for Criterion E

Proto labs has an ongoing offer to provide free quotes and advice on moving designs to a small-commercial or large-commercial production, for CNC-milling or Injection molding.  This may be really useful for your criterion E if you have parts to make this way.

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