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 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 »

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 is never obscured, despite the setbacks. I was introduced to the Freeflow project in 2011 when Neil MacMartin came to our offices... Read more »

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 award for one of his very first projects, the S’up Spoon, a spoon for people with shaky hands. Although Mark says he... Read more »

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 product concept for one of our clients that will soon be launched on Kickstarter. Thanks Rob! So what... Read more »