« Sprouting business card | Main | Is driving safer without traffic signs? »

November 20, 2006

Inventing by sketching

early sketch of the Brannock shoe fitting device

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History has a great on-line mini-exhibit showing the original sketches and doodles that eventually led to commercial products. Pictured above, Charles Brannock's early design sketch for the foot measuring device that is part of every kid's shoe store in the universe.

Posted by Chris Spurgeon at November 20, 2006 05:13 PM