Monday, August 8, 2022

FOCUS

Design Conjecture : Focus on LEDs

LED market sales are trending into energy efficient solutions for the automotive industry. This allows more versatile lighting and more attractive fixtures....

Bring Back the Ergonomics

"I've often bitched here that cars are not well-designed for getting in and out of. Well, back in the 1950's some unnamed...

What to Expect from Automated-Vehicle Interiors

"The traditional automotive interior is built around the driver and the steering wheel for the best possible control and view of the...

SCIENCE & TECH

Ten questions concerning active noise control in the built environment

Summary Urban noise pollution is an omnipresent but often neglected threat to public health that must be addressed urgently. Passive...

Core Elements of IKEA’s Successful Product Design

Author: Ruofan Yu Date: March 10, 2021 Publisher: Journal of Physics: Conference Series

6 Tips for Designing Accessible and Safe Bus Stops

1. "Stations are Gateways." The relationship vehicular traffic has with sidewalks and buildings is one point that should receive...

BUSINESS

Design Conjecture : Business/ Designing around the popular moon roof

By more glass, full panoramic moon roofs rising in popularity for sedans and SUVs, users can create recliners out of their seats...

The Future Of Automotive And Mobility

"Yet at the same time, the automotive industry is racing toward a new world, driven by sustainability and changing consumer behavior, encompassing...

Smart previews next-gen future with Concept #1 SUV ahead of series...

"Smart Automobile Co. Ltd. is a German automaker founded in the ‘90s known for its “cute” and compact cars perfect for crowded...

ARTS

Design Conjecture : Designing on themes from past decades

From the analyzing how companies think about auto seating, comfort and cost come first. Aesthetics can be used to change the atmosphere...

Car as canvas: Banksy, Warhol and more turn autos into artworks

"As early as 1909, Filippo Tommaso Marinetti dreamed up a racing car with a "bodywork adorned with large tubes resembling snakes with...

Mraz Recreates a Porsche 906 from Pieces of Its History

"Queally won the opportunity to have his car memorialized by Mraz—who has worked with famed car collectors like Peter Mullin and James...

VOICES

Expert Interview: Casey Nick and Ingrid Dent – Herman Miller

Casey Nick - Education Sales Consultant, Herman Miller Ingrid Dent - Business Development Member, Herman Miller

Expert Interview

(Unstructured Sit-down meeting with Courtney Falato and Beth Snoke) Beth Snoke is the Director of Transportation and Traffic Management...

Janele Bayless, OSU Nutrition Coach, Interview

Eunice: So my first question—I already kind of know you're role here, but maybe there's some nuances that I don't know...

NUMBERS

Downtown Dayton Survey

The aim of my survey was to gain a better understanding of Dayton locals and their relationship and perception of the area....

Downtown Dayton Survey

Survey and Research Infographic

More information:: Census of Dayton, Ohio Rediscover Downtown Dayton Action Plan