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T2 Design Featured on 2 Episodes of “American Inventor

T2 Design, an invention prototype building company, successfully created the electronics, and composed the voice, music, and lyrics for the Niya Doll. Darla Davenport-Powell’s invention, the Niya Doll, speaks and sings several languages, and is the first African American doll that speaks an African language, as well as English and Spanish.

T2 Design’s Linda Shayne and Stacey Matthew wrote and recorded Niya’s song, performed by Hailey Beaman and the T2 Design World Choir. “Eight countries from around the world, including Kenya, Japan, Mexico and the Philippines were represented in our choir, creating a vibrant, rhythmic sound,” said Linda Shayne, film maker and songwriter.

T2 Design developed and constructed the prototypes for semi-finalist Jodi Pliszka’s invention “Headline It”. “Headline It” is a disposable absorbent liner for hats, helmets and wigs. T2 Design created the packaging and brand identity for Jodi’s product as well.” American Inventor” judge Ed Evangelista remarked, “I think people will buy it.” “American Inventor” judge Peter Jones stated, “You have utilized the 50,000 dollars exceptionally well and I don’t believe you could have done it better.”

T2 Design’s “American Inventor” creative teams are featured on T2 Design’s website at www.t2design.com.

T2 Design helps inventors create products from their invention ideas. Based in Santa Monica, California, T2 Design has successfully worked with inventors designing products, building prototypes, patent searching and facilitating manufacturing for more than 15 years.