Nottingham Spirk Blog

    TEDxAsburyPark Preview with John Nottingham on “Getting to Wow”

    Listen to John Nottingham’s interview on the podcast “Expert Open” with TEDx AsburyPark founder, Brian Smiga, in advance of his TEDxAsburyPark Talk.

    CES 2018: A Viewpoint from NS

    Bill Nottingham made his annual visit to CES 2018, the Consumer Electronics Show. Here's his view of emerging technologies and consumer gadgets.

    Let's Change the World

    In this Smart Business article, learn about some innovation strategies that resulted in some of Nottingham Spirk's "world's first innovations."

    Design is Collaborative & Relentless: A (360) Round Table Discussion

    In this roundtable discussion, the Nottingham Spirk design team give insights into the collaborative process of designing new products.

    Connected Mobility: CES 2017 was filled with moving experiences

    After attending CES 2017, our takeaway was the theme of "Connected Mobility" and the relationship between people and devices, and devices and other devices.

    Top 5 Consumer Product Innovation Trends

    Nottingham Spirk looks at some recent trends in consumer product innovation and development that are likely to remain important in the foreseeable future.

    Disrupt yourself before someone else does

    Chief Executive Magazine reached out to Nottingham Spirk and client-partner Matco Tools for input about how to 'disrupt yourself' for growth.

    Biomimicry is "Natural" Innovation

    Biomimicry isn’t itself a product but a process, drawing on natural organisms and processes in order to spark innovation. It’s an emerging field.

    Cub Cadet HAULER: Innovative Versatility

    Sides up, the Cub Cadet HAULER can hold 10 cubic feet of soil, mulch, stones, etc., weighing up to 800 pounds. Sides down, the hauler becomes a flatbed

    Shattered Glass: The Value of a "Soft Launch"

    Soft Launch: Glass’ failure doesn’t ultimately stem from people perceiving it as uncool; it’s that Glass isn’t perceived as all that useful.

    HALO Bassinest: Innovative Solution for Co-Sleeping

    The HALO Bassinest Swivel Sleeper is the only infant bassinet that moves to bring the baby closer to you.