True Wetsuit – The Best Suit a Surfer Can Wear?

The best way ever to start a day, and simultaneous be prepared for a board meeting! You are a hooked surfer with salty sea mist and sand on your skin, but have to dress for office? Then, here is the perfect innovation and solution – True Wetsuit. Quiksilver in Japan and the ad agency TBWA\HAKUHODO mixed …

Dyson do it Again – Now with their First Robot Vacuum Cleaner

We wrote earlier (in swedish) about James Dyson‘s innovative products here at Hintland – here comes a new fantastic product: the Dyson 360 eye   Go to Dyson’s dedicated website and see the 360 eye in action and read all facts. It took over 16 years and millions in R&D costs to come up …

What’s in the Head of a Product Development Professor?

A couple of days ago I met mr. Olaf Diegel, the new professor in Machine Design, at Department of Design Sciences, Faculty of Engineering LTH at Lund University in Sweden. With only three months in Sweden there is still much to figure out for a professor – not only the difficult Swedish language. But here we …

LEGO betalar sina fans för produktutveckling

LEGO-fans som får sina ideer lanserade belönas med 1% av omsättningen för produkten. Den danska leksakstillverkaren har sedan 2008 arbetat med öppen innovation och crowd sourcing online i Japan. Nu lanseras plattformen internationellt, i vilken konsumenter kan lämna in egna och rösta på andras …