The Designers Accord

We at 4c Design are very proud to announce that we have become members of The Designers Accord. What is the Accord? The mission statement says: “The Designers Accord is a global coalition of designers, educators, and business leaders working together to create positive environmental and social impact. Adopters of the Designers Accord commit to... Read more »

IMechE – Creating an Innovation Culture

We have just finished our first official IMech E event here at the design hub, ‘Creating an Innovation Culture’ attracted a sell out crowd (which in this place means 20 people!). The crowd seem to enjoy my obsession with Lockheed skunkworks mixed with some of our agricultural case studies. Hopefully we didn’t give much away... Read more »

Robin kicks off the IMechE Event

Our first IMechE – Design Innovation Event has started, kicked off by managing director Robin Smith. We have had great attendance and the atmosphere is fantastic, looking forward (and a little nervous) about breaking off into groups for each of the team to give their take on the innovation culture at 4c. Look out for... Read more »

Design for Lifetime

As part of their Sustainability Workshop series, Autodesk’s excellent “Introduction to Design for Lifetime” video clearly and visually explains the factors we need to consider when introducing new products. We like that it recognizes that some products should be made to last a long time, others should live shorter lives, and that there’s a grey... Read more »