Stop, Hammer Time?

By Sean Ferry, Senior Producer Creative Development Department It started off as a joke. While the Creative Development Department sat at the captain’s table of Fahrenheit 212, they passed ideas around for the annual “dirty Santa,” and in an environment …

Soup, Salad, or Genius?

By Matthew Harrigan, Innovation Associate, Commercial Strategy They come in all shapes and sizes of course, but we all know a good idea when we see one. It strikes us like a good joke does – familiar content, delightfully retold …

You Might Want To Brush Up On Your Macbeth

By Meg Paradise, Senior Designer, Creative Development I lined up in the rain with friends on a Friday night outside a warehouse in Chelsea and waited for the doorman to usher us in, one small group at a time. As …

A Facelift in Automotive Design

By Adam Wendel, Industrial Designer, Creative Development Automotive design is the ultimate tool of self-expression and emotion. Automobiles evoke strong, positive emotions such as love, attachment, dominance, and happiness. Each automobile’s design attributes acquire a unique personality and visual identity. …

Touch My Flaming Cactus

By Jonathan Greenblatt, Designer, Creative Development Walking up Lafayette Street from Bond in New York City, I’m used to certain thoughts bubbling to mind as my body auto-pilots through urban space back to the L train. Is Rihanna still up …

Still Alive! Highlights from Design Thinking: Dead or Alive?

The New York City Chapter of the Industrial Designers Society of America and innovation consultancy Fahrenheit 212 collaborated last month on a very successful event entitled, Design Thinking: Dead or Alive? A stellar panel of voices, including Stephan Clambaneva, Debera …

The Question of Transformation

by Mark Payne, President, Head of Idea Development A perspective on the pursuit of breakthrough innovation. There’s a rarely-discussed but fundamental truth about the pursuit of growth-driving transformational innovation: the likelihood of an innovation project landing on transformational answers pivots almost entirely on …

Design Thinking: Dead or Alive?

Tonight Fahrenheit 212 and IDSANY are hosting a very exciting panel discussion, moderated by Allan Chochinov, on the best evolution and best practices of design thinking. In the days following the event, the discussion will be edited into web episodes …