ACID’s seminar was full of helpful advice for those who fear that their designs may be ripped off by unscrupulous rivals. But heeding such advice is not always easy. Take, for instance, the idea of keeping an example of each individual product created.
“My company makes large pieces of furniture,” explained delegate James Goodwin, of cabinet-maker Titchmarsh & Goodwin. Space dictates that the company has not kept examples of each piece made over its 80-year history.
Luckily, a fellow audience member had the ideal solution: “Couldn’t you make miniatures?”