A Pre-tour of NeoCon 2015

Planning for NeoCon is much like how I used to dream about Christmas when I was a kid. I love product design, and I love seeing how companies and designers have invested their time and money in the past year to bring a whole new generation of products to life. So as the press releases roll in and the product previews arrive, I plan my tour of NeoCon with great anticipation. Naturally, as the economy fluctuates, so too does the number of exhibitors and their investment in both products and show spaces. This year the industry is doing relatively well, and the pre-show buzz is somewhere north of the buzzing of cicada’s on a hot June day on the East Coast. A big contributor to the buzz is the NeoCon app. Since reporting on the app last week, I’ve had a chance to get better acquainted, and I really like …