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About Peter Ridge

Peter is a product development and management professional whose career has spanned from computer hardware and software engineering to product packaging, print advertising and user experience design. He is a published author and has applied his skills to a variety of businesses from start up ventures to top-10 media companies.

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What have you done with your empty boxes and cartons lately? Put them to good use with Box Play for Kids.

April 16, 2013 by

Do you like watches? Ever wish you could add your own style to one? May28th is here to help.

April 2, 2013 by

Do you remember the home computers of the 80’s? Loriano Pagni does, too, and he has been working on a case for modern PCs that harkens back to the designs of those times. He calls it the X500.

March 19, 2013 by

Mobile phones used to be huge — bricks, really. As semiconductor and battery technologies improved through the end of the 20th century, mobile phones thankfully became smaller. But then things changed.

March 5, 2013 by

New ways to generate randomness seem to be on the rise this year. First, there were Dice Rings. But what if you are a gamer who wants more randomizers without carrying a bag full of rings, dice or other things?…

February 19, 2013 by

Sometimes a design is so simple and effective that it makes you wonder, “Why didn’t I think of that?” Dice Rings by CritSuccess are just such a product.

February 5, 2013 by

Pets love being around their owners and if left alone for too long, many will put up quite a fuss. Andrew Gray’s parrot, Pepper, was no exception and when all conventional methods for squelching Pepper’s shrieking failed, Andrew came up…

January 22, 2013 by

The lowly door handle. Do you give it much thought beyond the way it looks? There are many articles and buyer’s guides that discuss the various sub-types of door handles such as keyed entryway, passage, privacy, double cylinder, etc. But…

January 8, 2013 by