Abstraction in icts hand sense is a conceptual process Where general rules and concepts are derived from the use and classification of specific examples, literal ( “real” or ” concrete “) signifiers, first principles , or other methods. Continue Reading “Abstraction”

Test market

test market , in the field of business and marketing, is a geographic region or demographic group used to measure the viability of a product or service in the mass market . The criteria used to judge the acceptability of a test market region or group include: Continue Reading “Test market”

Ideation (creative process)

Ideation is the creative process of generating, developing, and communicating new ideas, where an idea is understood as a basic element of thought that can be visual, concrete, or abstract. [1] Ideation including all stages of a thought cycle, from innovation , to development, to actualization. [2] As such, it is an essential part of the design process , both in education and practice. [3] Continue Reading “Ideation (creative process)”


Creativity is a phenomenon that is new and somehow valuable. The created item may be intangible (such as an idea , a scientific theory , a musical composition , or a joke ) or a physical object (such as an invention , a literary work , or a painting ). Continue Reading “Creativity”

Concept testing

Concept testing (to be distinguished from pre-test markets and test markets qui May be used at a later course of product development research) [1] is the process of using surveys (And Sometimes qualitative methods ) to evaluate-consumer acceptance of a new product idea prior to the introduction of a product to the market . [2] It is important not to confuseconcept testing with advertising testing, brand testing and packaging testing; as is sometimes done. Concept testing focuses on the basic product idea, with the embellishments and puffery inherent in advertising. Continue Reading “Concept testing”

“ Retro ” Is The New Word For Trendy People

What is old? Have you ever picked up the old things in your hand and felt the warmth of the vintage products. That’s why people generally calls that “old is gold”. Talking about the fashion or the recent trends in the food, hairdos or whatever you think, we prefer the retro or the old things. For doing a simple thing also, you may select the simple and old ways to complete the task. Continue Reading ““ Retro ” Is The New Word For Trendy People”

Fine Precision Cut Gemstones for Collectors at Wholesale

Freshwater pearls: The color is an off-white/creamy color.

Black agate: Is a semi-translucent stone with bands of color that range from black to brown to almost white. It is the only stone that I use that is dyed with synthetic permanent dye that does not fade. Normally it is shades of gray.

Turquoise: At the moment I have used stabilized turquoise which is coated with a clear resin to ensure durability of the stone.

Rose quartz: These are undyed stones, which are a pale pink.

Carnelian: The beads I use are natural, not heat treated.

Aragonite: the color ranges from buttery yellow to deep gold.

Sodalite: generally a navy blue stone with varying amounts of white and a little black.

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