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A fresh face


We received over 150 applications for our ever popular graduate internship scheme, and are excited to announce that after a lot of consideration, we’ve selected Heather Guyan. We have no doubt,…

Open Day 2016


Once again we're opening our doors to the world to see what design and engineering is all about. Currently ourselves and the rest of the design hub are still planning the fine details but please…

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Desk spaces available at the Design Hub


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…

The right tool for the job


A common question visitors ask when I show them around my workplace, specifically the workshop is “Do you have a 3D printer?” Well, we do. In fact, we have a couple of desktop 3D printers. The press…

Baby, it’s cold inside


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…

Graduate of the Year! Have you heard of the Glasgow Guarantee?


  This year it seems that awards are like buses: you win one and another comes along immediately. Mark Penver, one of our industrial designers, has just picked up his second award in a month.…

Freeflow Ebike


Entrepreneurs are a unique breed. Something drives them that somehow infects those around them. It’s exciting and inspirational and I’ve been lucky enough to work with a few in my time. The vision…

Mark wins ‘Young Designer of the Year’!


Congratulations to our industrial designer, Mark Penver, for winning ‘Young Designer of the Year’ at this year's Plastics Industry Awards. Mark has worked with us for over 2 years and he won the…

Intern antics – what does gardening have to do with product design?


Summer is over and at the Design Hub it's time to wave goodbye to Rob, our Summer 2015 intern. He's left us with a shiny new 'Innovation Garden' in our office (complete with grass!) and an exciting…