Rocketship held it’s first annual Honor Great Designers Day. To celebrate, employees dressed as current and historic designers / innovators.
Recognized designers included, Leonardo da Vinci, Raymond Loewy (the father of industrial design), Steve Jobs and our personal favorite, design intern dressed as Rocketship’s founder Michael Horito.
Salt Lake Design Week was created to raise the public awareness of the impact that all design -industrial, product, graphic, fashion, architecture, advertising, etc.- has in Utah by creating a platform for local designers to interact, collaborate, teach and learn. The week long event featured studio visits, lectures and hands on workshops. Rocketship is proud to sponsor Salt Lake Design Week and champion the cause of design in Utah.
Attendees participate in the Product / Industrial Group Lab held at The Leo in downtown Salt Lake City
Attendees participate in the Lamp Design Lab, a hands on creative workshop held at The Leo in downtown Salt Lake City.
Attendees hard at work in the Lamp Design Lab.
Lamp Design Lab winner, Mike A. shows off his design, the unofficial unanimous best concept.
The Shaggies are a dynamic award program hosted by IDSA’s northwest chapter that recognizes creativity and products fueled by industrial design ingenuity.
The Goal Zero Elite Power System, a personal, portable power system received a gold award in the Carbon Net Zero category; a new category for the best products and systems that have a neutral or positive impact on the environment.
The CompleteSpeech Palatometer was recognized with a bronze award in the Medicine and Health category.
The Simple Garden, designed and developed by Rocketship, and sold by FertileEarth was featured on NBC’s Today Show. The Simple Garden combines principles of high density gardening with a contemporary designed modular planter, creating a product that is perfect for indoor and outdoor environments
The contemporary Icon binocular family from Brunton was recently announced. The Icon is equipped with the brightest, clearest long-distance image possible, nano-coated prism glass, a super-fast focus system that is encased in a true grip rubber-coated magnesium frame, creating a light weight binocular system.
Rocketship was retained as part of the development team for product conceptualization, material research and CMF selection (color, material and finish).
Rocketship (Space Shuttle) Discovery launched its final mission on Thursday Feb 24th. In honor of Discovery’s contribution to exploration and innovation, Rocketship remembers some of space shuttle Discovery’s stellar missions (courtesy of NASA).
Delivery of the Hubble Space Telescope
Returned John Glenn to space
First shuttle to return to space following the Challenger & Columbia accidents
First shuttle to take a Russian cosmonaut to space
First shuttle to have a female pilot
BYU’s Peery Social Entrepreneurship Program hosted the first TEDx event in Utah Valley. The event celebrated the benefits of social entrepreneurship and experiences of social entrepreneurs from around the world. Rocketship is proud to help sponsor innovative ideas and TEDx BYU.
About TED: TED is a small nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design.
TEDx is a new program that enables local communities such as schools, businesses, libraries, neighborhoods or just groups of friends to organize, design and host their own independent, TED-like events.