Here is one of my favorite quote:
“Everything that can be invented has been invented..
- Charles H. Duell, Commissioner, US Patent Office, 1899
Ok, lets validate it by looking at this simple design Tweak:
In hindsight it seems like the most obvious way to design a folding tripod’s center support column, but Giottos‘ new Silk Road series are actually the first to use a clever three-way, Y-shaped post making the whole package about 30 percent more compact when collapsed.
It makes you wonder what other obvious things we are missing ..