Inside Outdoor Summer 2013 Features:
(14) Greener by Design – by Ernest Shiwanov
A new LCA study from MIT on shoe manufacturing illustrates how designers can reduce the environmental impact of footwear production as early as the design stage.
(22) More Than a Pretty Face – by Geoff Cunningham, Jr.
Unlike the days when brand stewards mainly signed autographs and sported logos, a growing contingent of brand ambassadors leverage their passion for the outdoors to elevate the position of their sponsor brands.
(28) Outdoor’s 3D Experience – by Martin Vilaboy
The hype suggests 3D printing is still an emerging technology employed mostly by hobbyist and large high-tech corporations. But several outdoor brands already are using in-house 3D printers to do things that were impossible or cost-prohibitive under traditional manufacturing methods.
Inside Outdoor Magazine Departments:
(8) Numbers Worth Noting
Drive by shopping; OR agendas; tart tweets; and more…
(74) Between the Teeth
History of waterproof zippers
(76) Buyers Beware
(78) Nemo Goes Topo
Inside the tent
(80) Beating the Odds
The not-so golden parachute
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