FLOW Snowboard 2013 Active Strap line by Pillar Product Design and FLOW Snowboards

FLOW Snowboard 2013 Active Strap line

So with SIA wrapped up, it was exciting to see Flow’s new 2012- 2013 binding line “The Active Strap” be premiered for the first time. Pillar Product Design worked with the Flow team to develop this new technology. We assisted FLOW Snowboards on developing the active strap as well as the new ratchet lock ankle and toe buckle mechanism. You are looking at some serious product development work and enginuity at work. This binding design is a complete game changer for FLOW’S binding line. You are looking at the future. The active strap allows the straps to pull another 1″

Pillar Product Design Goes to Peru

Back from Peru

I took a month off and went to Peru with My family for the month of Jan. We checked out some amazing Inca and pre-Inca ruins. One thing we came across that was amazing from an engineering stand point was an aqueduct system that was cut from solid stone using a harder stone. These aqueducts were nearly 8km in length and they used ingenious designs like throwing a 90 degree angle in the path to lower the water level and slow the flow. They used system like narrowing or splitting the aqueduct to raise the water to transfer the