Creating The Next Generation Of Product Developers

Creating The Next Generation Of Product Developers Community / Connect / Education / Life

Today’s post is from guest blogger Kevin Goscha, Technology Director at Currey Ingram Academy.     Currey Ingram Academy has partnered with Griffin Technology to enhance our 3D design and programming class for 9-12th grade students. Last year students in the class designed and 3D printed phone cases, this year we are printing, assembling and […]


Griffin Partners with Hunters Lane High School Community / Connect / Education

We’re thrilled to be a first-year business partner of the Hunters Lane High School Design and Technology Academy! Through the Academies of Nashville program, sponsored by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, many Nashville businesses are working to bridge the gap between the classroom and the real world. We’re having a great time going back […]


Principal For A Day! Community / Connect / Education / Kids

Every year, the Pencil Foundation, a local organization dedicated to creating and maintaining relationships between public schools and their surrounding communities, invites Nashville-area business leaders to live the dream. I mean, doesn’t every kid imagine how awesome it would be to get to the be the Principal of his own school? Griffin’s president, Mark Rowan, got […]

Doing the Impossible

Doing the Impossible Apps / Community / Connect / Stuff We Love / Tech

  Click. A game. It presents a grid of colored boxes. Okay, looks pretty straightforward. Click. The boxes flip over in pairs, each one revealing a box of a different color. So, to get all the boxes to be the same color, you have to click them in the right combinations. Makes sense. How hard can this be? […]

Welcome Makers!

Welcome Makers! Community / Fun / In The News / Special Events

Mini Maker Faire Nashville is this Saturday, and we’re crazy stoked to welcome all you Makers to our neck of the woods. Nashville (and especially our neighborhood) has a vibrant maker culture that encompasses music, art, food, beer and of course, technology. A crowd-sourced community darkroom was just funded, where aspiring photographers can learn how to […]

From Aqaba to Progress Bar

From Aqaba to Progress Bar Community / Misc

What’s your relationship to the tech in your life?   In David Lean’s movie, Lawrence of Arabia, T.E. Lawrence, having just crossed the Sinai desert, strides into the British command post wearing Bedouin robes and headdress. He encounters raised eyebrows and comments from the other British officers about having “gone native.” Though the movie played fast and […]

Griffin’s Oasis in the Rain

Griffin’s Oasis in the Rain Community / Fun / Misc / Stuff We Love

We GriffinTeckers love the big old building we work in. We love its location, close to the heart of Nashville. We even love the parking lot (the running joke in Nashville being that the music industry is the second-biggest business in Music City, right behind Parking). The thing that makes our parking lot easy to […]

Space Balloon is GO!

Space Balloon is GO! Community / Fun / Stuff We Love / Uncategorized

Recently a team of Griffin employees and friends got together to do a little science. After a few months of research, gathering of materials, assembly, and a little felting, we launched a weather balloon into near space. We launched our balloon from Jackson, TN anticipating an Eastward flight path to avoid landing in the Smoky […]

Griffin Designer Series : Rudy Vogel

Griffin Designer Series : Rudy Vogel Community / Photography / Stuff We Love

To Rudy Vogel, a digital photo is a palette of colors, shadows, shards of light, and textures for him to manipulate like a painter manipulates oils. He works exclusively in digital art generated through image capture. Which may come as a surprise to anyone who looks closely at his artwork. Because a close look plunges […]