Nature uses everything. Rather than maximizing – using more supplies or resources – nature optimizes resources. According to Anica Landreneau of HOK, this principal reduces waste and cost, and is applicable to almost any business or personal practice.
The housing future for the developing world is uncertain, according to Cary Strickland of RTI International. To successfully address this megatrend, developers and other construction industry professionals need to change the way they approach traditional housing, from the adopting new technology to meeting the users’ needs.
Since the beginning, Glen Raven has been an innovative company, introducing the world to pantyhose in 1959. Paige Mullis, director of concept development at Glen Raven, discusses how innovation still plays a role today in laying the foundations for future business.
Innovation and design never happen in isolation. To Dror Benshetrit of Studio Dror, creating innovative design is an intentional, collaborative process driven by an idea and born out of love.