This, I suppose, is the future. Children who know nothing about design, nothing about machines, can build the toys of their dreams out of nothing. And that's just the start; It only gets more exciting from here.
Last month, KEEN put me to work in its Portland factory to assemble, finish, and ship real boots for real workers, putting me at the center of a movement that's proving hands-on manufacturing still viable and...
When we step aside from competition and market advantages for a minute and focus our energies on creating something legitimately cool, something profoundly innovative and groundbreaking, the results will amaze the world.
Over the years, I've often written about innovation in all of its evolutionary and revolutionary, world-changing and process-improving incarnations. But really it all comes back down to one simple story.