The age of holistic product development

5:45PM | Tuesday, 20 May 2014 |  Over the last decade a few major themes have dominated the evolution of product development, particularly software development

Plant a pen and grow a field of start-up dreams

7:02PM | Thursday, 11 July 2013 |  Plant a pot of pens and watch your creativity flourish with this clever remake of the commonplace writing implement.

Forget the house elf – this is how you get the kids to put the washing out

7:03PM | Wednesday, 10 July 2013 |  The humble peg holder has received a stylish makeover. Could you find a mundane product that you can make fabulous?

Run an experiment for a customer

6:00AM | Friday, 28 June 2013 |  What if your products could revolutionise the way one of your customers did business?

Designer gumboots that will have you singing in the rain

6:55PM | Monday, 24 June 2013 |  Stay dry and keep groovin' in these loud and funky gumboots.

Crowdsourcing your design: The arguments for and against

10:34PM | Wednesday, 17 October 2012 |  For busy soloists, crowdsourcing your design work can look appealing. But before you take the plunge, here are the arguments for and against crowdsourcing your work. BY OLIVER MILMAN.

Vic Govt pledges $2.3m for TV and games projects

12:55AM | Friday, 23 December 2011 |  The Victorian Government has set aside $2.3 million to support 18 projects across the state’s film, television and games sectors, expected to lead to a total expenditure of almost $30 million.

Thing-O-Matic brings images to life

12:25PM | Thursday, 22 December 2011 |  A device known as the MakerBot Thing-O-Matic can turn two-dimensional images into three-dimensional objects made of plastic.

DesignCrowd acquires Brandstack, launches BrandCrowd

12:59PM | Wednesday, 21 December 2011 |  Online crowdsourcing start-up DesignCrowd has acquired Texan company Brandstack for an undisclosed sum, combining the service with its existing community to launch BrandCrowd.

Straw seat a natural development

12:46PM | Thursday, 1 December 2011 |  A children’s seat made from completely biodegradable material, which literally sprouts and grows at the end of its life, is now a reality.