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American Typologies Braindump

September 15, 2009

Support for American Food:
Bagels
Hot dogs
Hamburger
Ranch dressing
Corn
BBQ tools
Smoked meats/etc
Waffles
Pancakes
Muffins
Smoothies
Cupcakes

American Typologies:
Travel mugs
Scale of cups – “Big Gulp”
On-the-go/Picnic set
Take-out container
Tupperware
Pet products
Paper towels
Luxury recycling
Water Bottle
Weights – Gym
Water Purifiers
Bicycle Culture
Lights, bells, locks
Gym Bags
Electric Toothbrush
Office Objects
Tape, Stapler
Camping/Outdoor life
Disaster/Safety
Drug Paraphernalia
Meds- Pill Culture
Trophy
Music
Headphones, guitar stands/mic
Cleaning
Grooming

Ethnic/Identity
Menorah
Kosher
Tex-Mex
Sushi as mainstream
Hip-hop
Work ethic
Live/work
Monogram
Western/cowboy
Creole
Jazz
DJ
Guns
Bullets
Military Performance
Multi-Function
Bible Belt
Shaker
Jesus

American Holidays:
Valentines day
Halloween
Thanksgiving
Mother’s/Father’s Day

American Vernacular:
Mailbox
White picket fence
Stars & Stripes
Quilts

Icons:
White House
Elvis
Vegas
Muscle Cars
Hamburgers
M. Jackson
Hollywood
Statue of Liberty
NYC
Surfing
Baseball
Football
Horseshoes
60’s Counterculture/Beat
Outlaw
Gas Station
Pop
Blue Jeans
T-Shirts

Jewelry:
Southwest/American-Indian
Hip-Hop *Bling*
Dog Tags

QMC Braindump

September 15, 2009

Processes
Casting
Machining
Stamping
2d Laser
Edm
3d Laser
Bending
Craft/Welding

QMC Visit
Cast Then 3d Laser
Casting Then Machining
2d Laser ‘Etched’ & Stamped
2d Laser ‘Lace’ & Stamped
‘Stopped’ Stamping
2d Laser ‘Perforated’ Bends
Pattern Vs. Surface
Material Layers
Selective Expanded
Woven Then Stamped
Stamping ‘Aggregate’ Material In Disposable Mold
Aggregate: Existing Products, Flat Strips, Cans, Wire Frames, Multiple Metals, Fiber And Metals, Sandwich Stamping (Leather?)

Molds
‘Progressive’ Die
Subtracting From ,Ale Mold
Fin Molds
Press Into Rubber
Stamp & Flat & Stamp
Stamp Tubing