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2016 Summer Intern at Design Interface

Hi, my name is Joe Kastelic and I am interning at Design Interface this summer.  I will be returning to the Cleveland Institute of Art in the fall as a Junior majoring in Industrial Design.  I also graduated from the … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

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Align Your Energy and Goals

Sometimes I’m so absorbed in my work that I forget to watch my posture. Before I know it I’m hunched over and feeling really tense. That’s when it’s time to stretch! This week we are mailing the next postcard in … Continue reading

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2014 IDEA Winners Announced

The Industrial Design Society of America (IDSA) has recently announced the results of the annual International Design Excellence Awards. Each year companies large and small submit their best designs from a variety of fields that are judged for being exceptionally … Continue reading

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Tesla's Elon Musk following in Frank Lloyd Wright's footsteps…

Like Musk, Wright believed that patents inhibit innovation. In a bold move, Tesla released its intellectual property into the wild last week. Why? From Elon Musk: “Tesla Motors was created to accelerate the advent of sustainable transport. If we clear … Continue reading

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30 Years of Design

Wow, Design Interface is 30 years old this week. It’s been a wild, wonderful ride and I wouldn’t trade it for anything. It’s also amazing since statistics show 71% of small businesses fail by year 10. Looking back I see … Continue reading

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Providence House – Deck The House Auction Event

  I am so excited for my cousin Natalie-Leek Nelson, CEO of Providence House and their successful auction event, Deck The House, held at the Cleveland Browns Stadium this week. Barb Ragon leads an army of volunteers, including family and … Continue reading

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"Jack" Simulates Human Action

Image from Business Insider – article.wn.com I’m back teaching Ergonomics & Design at the Cleveland Institute of Art to a fresh group of sophomores. Today I discovered that the “Jack” system from Siemens has some good improvements. It’s a software … Continue reading

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The Ergonomics Teacher Buys a Task Chair, Part 2

Here at DI, we’ve been testing different chairs for the past month and filling out our evaluations (shown above). It’s been great to work with the account reps from Humanscale, Ohio Desk and Cuyahoga Companies. They happily delivered sample chairs … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

What a great read for all designers! Who would have thought a young man could go from Hare Krishna to the most influential tech giant of our time. I found his story fascinating since Design Interface has worked with almost … Continue reading

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