Inventing Fundamentals, Part 1: The Building Blocks

Inventing Fundamentals, Part 1: The Building Blocks

So you’ve decided it’s time to start working on your invention. Maybe you have an idea already in mind, maybe you’re hoping inspiration will strike while you’re working. Either way, before you can build a working model, you need to start with the fundamentals. Here are the building blocks to any great invention. (These are …

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What To Do If You Can’t Draw

What To Do If You Can’t Draw

You’ve tried everything to create a visual representation of your invention to no avail. Any attempts at sketching even the roughest draft have failed miserably. Or perhaps you have a disability preventing you from being able to draw. Regardless of the reasoning, what can you do? You simply can’t draw. If you or anyone you …

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The Best Apps for Sketching

The Best Apps for Sketching

Most of the time, if you want to sketch, you just grab a sheet of paper and a pencil and go to town. But for scientific projects and digital artists, you might need something a bit more electronic. These are our picks for the best ways to draw on your PC or tablet. AUTODESK SKETCHBOOK …

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What to Have in Your Inventing Toolbox

What to Have in Your Inventing Toolbox

The inventing process is much like the human race- always growing, adapting, building, and changing. With everything around us moving so rapidly, it can be difficult to get your footing (especially for those of us who don’t like change). Just when you’re finally starting to enjoy the prototyping stage, you move onto finalizing your design. …

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Christmas Tree Hugger – Reinventing Holiday Décor

Christmas Tree Hugger – Reinventing Holiday Décor

If you celebrate Christmas, you certainly remember the excitement that came when it was time to put up the Christmas tree. Boxes upon boxes of ornaments scatter the living room as if a decorative bomb went off, leaving behind a colorful mess in its wake while you eagerly ran back and forth putting up as …

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From TV Show Prop – To Real Life Success: The Guzzle Buddy

From TV Show Prop – To Real Life Success: The Guzzle Buddy

Jennifer Sullivan, mother of two, was enjoying a rare moment of downtime and watching one of her favorite shows, Cougar Town. In this episode, two women were talking about wine and how uncorking the bottle is always the most dreadful part.  In the episode, one of the women took out a device which she screwed …

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Power of Observation Leads to Innovation

Power of Observation Leads to Innovation

Innovation is a natural phenomenon that occurs over time. Think of things you see and use in your daily life that have evolved by leaps and bounds over time thanks to major innovations and improvements – wheels, telecommunication, computers, gaming and more. It’s when we open our eyes and open our minds to the nature …

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How-To: Inventing Basics Every Inventor Should Know

How-To: Inventing Basics Every Inventor Should Know

Inventing is not an easy process. It takes motivation and dedication to move your invention forward. Founder George Davison has identified three key fundamentals of inventing. Let these ideals motivate you to push forward towards your goals. A desire to do good by improving things. In a previous blog post, we talked about the importance …

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How to be a Smart Risk Taker

How to be a Smart Risk Taker

  Moving forward with your invention idea can be scary. Why? Because it’s a big risk and the future is uncertain. Commonly, things that fall outside the bounds of our comfort zone scare us; they make us second guess ourselves or make us believe that our idea will never work. Today, we’re going to offer …

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The Wild, Wonderful World of Inventing!

The Wild, Wonderful World of Inventing!

Today, we take a minute to spark our minds and feast our eyes on some of the invention industry’s most wild and wonderful creations!  Sure to inspire any idea person, our very own “inventor’s inventor,” Mr. Davison, passed along these must-see photos of some of the finest!  Enjoy! 1.  First up, with corner drawers like …

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