Downspout design

All the rain we’ve had this year on the east coast has got me to thinking about anĀ unusual aspect of outdoor design: gutters and downspouts. Think about it for a minute. This is a necessary component to have on the outside of your home, yet gutters and downspouts are often[…]

A different approach to the greeting card

There’s a new game in town:the greeting card kiosk. Think Redbox for greeting cards. The company is called Card Isle and was started by three guys going through a business program at Virginia Tech. So far there are just a few locations, mostly in one area of Virginia, but I[…]