November 13th, 2012
Good morning and welcome to the ROBRADY blog covering our attendance at the EICMA 2012 show in Milan, Italy. The event is scheduled from the 15th to the 18th and is an annual event showcasing two wheeled powersport vehicles and accessories. Our initial walk of the show floor on Press Day gave us an opportunity [...]
May 8th, 2012
2012 has been an exciting year already for ROBRADY design at the UF Innovation Hub. Even though ROBRADY has been in our Innovation Hub office since October, the Hub officially opened on January 11th with a massive Grand Opening Celebration. U.S. Senator Bill Nelson, Gainesville Mayor Craig Lowe, University of Florida President J. Bernard Machen [...]
October 5th, 2011
Q. Where do entrepreneurs find investors?
Depending on the type of investor whether it is a singular accredited investor acting alone, angel investor group or venture capital group, they can all be found in the usual venues that interested parties, who love innovation and technology, can interact with the creators of it. This can include [...]
August 24th, 2011
At ROBRADY, we love to foster an atmosphere of learning into our studio and encourage the growth of creativity and innovation within our community. In early August, ROBRADY participated in a job shadowing program with the STEM program at Booker High School. Samuel Hicks, a math teacher participating in the program, spent a week working [...]
August 11th, 2011
ROBRADY design is a multi-disciplinary product design and development studio that offers its multinational client base – including General Electric, Mercedes-Benz, Dell Computers, Segway, AT&T, Merial, Vectrix and Yamaha – progressive industrial design; mechanical design and product engineering; graphics, packaging, GUI, web, and eCommerce design; market research; brand and retail development; complete rapid prototyping; [...]
August 8th, 2011
I have now been in the investment business for over 15 years, and boy have I seen some shockers! More about that subject another time. So when a friend of mine called me and said he was really excited about a brand new company that had developed an amazing product for women suffering from Dysmenorrhea [...]
August 3rd, 2011
Sometimes the strongest collaborations are those you least expect (a discussion with Rob Brady on the inception of Ziivaa).
When Dr. Stephen Lee first approached ROBRADY design with his concept for a product that eliminates menstrual discomfort within minutes, we knew we were on the verge of something unprecedented. Dr. Lee’s concept was radically different from [...]
July 6th, 2011
Q. Of the experience you have gained managing different projects and teams, how does that contribute to managing a diverse team like ROBRADY?
Over the course of my career I have been fortunate enough to work hands-on with a huge variety of different types of projects, [...]
May 16th, 2011
Q. What do you think is the most important skill to have in order to compete in the graphic design field?
This is a question that everyone asks and I find it at times a difficult one to answer. The answer also changes depending on who I am talking to. I think that when I first [...]
April 5th, 2011
Whether it is the name of your product, the sales pitch or the instruction manual, words are critically important. They have the power to drive clients and customers to your product or away from it.
Take for example the Volkswagen Toureg SUV. Besides being a word whose pronunciation can be confusing, its meaning is something far [...]
March 30th, 2011
As the Design4 Conference draws closer, the conversation of “what do you Design4?” is one that I have been having with a variety of designers around the country. From creating a system for transporting clean water in third world countries, to solving more local challenges such as humanizing products in the U.S., people [...]
March 23rd, 2011
ROBRADY design, a global leader in humanizing innovation, launches the first in a series of alternative investment educational events at their Sarasota headquarters in March.
“The series of events throughout Florida provides an educational venue for investors and financial advisors to learn more from emerging growth companies’ leadership as well as the ROBRADY research to reality [...]