A fishy story of sustainable product design What is Circular Design? With Extinction Rebellion bringing the climate crisis to the top of news bulletins there is an increasing awareness of and move towards circularity in product design. This means leaving behind our conventional linear design philosophy where products are made, used and disposed of (to… Read more »
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The technological advancements needed to combat climate change often pose the type of tricky engineering problem which gets the 4c creative juices flowing. We’ve designed, engineered and prototyped a host of solutions from electric bikes to clean energy generation.
Back in 2012, the company I worked with hired 4c for a small design project. Up to that time, my working life had revolved around the research and development of new technologies; first as a PhD physicist, then as an analyst assessing emerging technologies and markets before taking on a business development role in a… Read more »
The Design Hub has 4 desks that have become available for creative/design related professionals who wish to be part of a fun, creative, studio/office/workshop environment. The Design Hub holds a vibrant mix of small businesses ranging from Product Design, Naval Architecture, Musical Instrument Maker, Graphic Design, Prop Making to Electronics design. The desk spaces available would be… Read more »
In this record-breakingly warm December, the 4c team decided to seek out more seasonal temperatures for our pre-Christmas away day. Along with our Design Hub colleagues we headed to the Greenacres Curling Rink near Paisley. Much hilarity ensued as 17 novice curlers ventured out onto the ice for the first time. Remember how cool, calm… Read more »