Tag Archives: industrial design


Design Jobs That Are Prone to Die Out (or not)

It wasn’t until recently that we saw a new emergence of User-Experience design. With tech advancing so rapidly, new departments are created to adapt to new design roles. For example, it wasn’t until the last decade that we saw an uproar in UX design. Currently, they

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IDSA’s Most Innovative Tech Brands of 2016

Founded in 1965, the nonprofit Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) is one of the oldest and largest membership associations for industrial design professionals. IDSA has thousands of members in dozens of Student Chapters, Professional Chapters and Special Interest Sections in the United States and internationally. IDSA sponsors the annual International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), the world’s most


Industrial Design : Office Essentials

In order to fulfill the dreams of our clients, and create timeless product, we need all the right equipment suitable  for industrial design. Even down to the players, but that’s another story. We’ll talk about desk essentials and industrial design secrets. What exactly is it that allows industrial designers



Everyone by now has heard of Coolest Cooler, the second largest Kickstarter campaign and biggest fail. Coolest comes complete with a high-performance blender, waterproof Bluetooth speakers, USB charger, LED lid light, cooler divider/cutting board, bottle opener, reusable plastic plates and a ceramic knife – I


Treeline Woodworks Update #3

Our tables are finally coming together!   When speaking to Ad, he had mentioned that these pieces of wood came from Iowa. It’s pretty wild to think that these tables started as trees growing in who knows where, got chopped shipped and built in Iowa for


Treeline Woodworks Update #2

I stopped by Treeline again yesterday to bother Ad for just a few minutes. He was kind enough to show me around the shop to get a glimpse at our chair. Before that, I had to wade through the shop which was thick with sawdust per


Treeline Woodworks: Update #1

I took another visit to Treeline Woodworks today to see the progress on our new furniture. I met Ad Sachan, the instigator behind Treeline Woodworks. He gave me a quick tour around the premise. First we visited the metal shop, which was just a few


Treeline Woodworks: A Preview

AN Design will be moving to a new office in Newport Beach in less than two weeks. New office means new furniture. Principal Designer & Founder Andrew Namminga has been hunting for cool, unique pieces to furnish the new office space.     In the search,


MOCA Grand Avenue: Sturtevant Exhibit

The MOCA at Grand Avenue has an ongoing retrospective of the works of Elain Sturtevant, simply known as “Sturtevant” to those in the art world. In 1964, Sturtevant began by making her own interpretations of artworks by her contemporaries. She would mimic the techniques, methods