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Vivekk Raghuvanshi's Blog – December 2009 Archive (2)

Strategic Inflection Points - Fountain Pens

Strategic Inflection Points - Fountain Pens

By 1900, the main principles for asuccessful fountain pen had been established:

1. A reservoir for ink.

2. A filling system.

3. A method of supplying ink to the nib.

Finding the most successful challenge, with 3 American companies - Parker, Waterman and Sheaffer - dominating the market. The design of the fountain pen has not relied solely on the demands of engineering, for aesthetics have…


Added by Vivekk Raghuvanshi on December 6, 2009 at 4:00am — No Comments

Strategic Inflection Points - Jukeboxes

Strategic Inflection Points - Jukeboxes

Coin-in-the-slot music machines were already well established by the time the golden age of the jukebox dawned in the 1940s. While the designers of this era such as Paul Fuller, are particularly revered, design affecionados are begining to play closer attention to the twp decades that followed. The machines of the rock 'n' roll era - with which the jukebox has become synonymous - scream teenage rebellion with their blatant use of flashy…


Added by Vivekk Raghuvanshi on December 6, 2009 at 3:30am — No Comments

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