When I first started working in this industry, I was pretty amazed to learn about the innovation and intelligence behind products I use every day, from cars to razors to vacuum cleaners (ok, I don’t use that one EVERY day).
So on a day that is heavy with thoughts of others, I’d like to raise up a few individuals and companies who have created some very innovative designs.
Check out the article “Intelligent Designer” in the Smithsonian magazine, where Megan Gambino covers the designs of Chuck Harrison who among many great inventions, created the first-ever plastic garbage bin. Neighborhoods suddenly had quieter mornings around the world.
“Harrison’s objective is to make things fit rather than stand out.” He apparently was Sears’ last industrial designer.