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 »

5 Years of designing for Tannoy

  We have all heard a ‘message over the Tannoy’. The word ‘Tannoy’ is the most popular way to describe a public address system at an open-air event or a train station. But of course Tannoy is the famous Scottish-based loudspeaker Brand from where the well-known phrase ‘over the Tannoy’ is derived. Next year Tannoy... Read more »

Passing on the Baton – 1 year since the Glasgow Games

Day 37 Queen's Baton Bearers on the Steps of the GSA Do you remember Summer 2014? Summer 2015 has been disappointingly dreich but the last few days of sunshine have reminded us here at 4c of the glory days of last year. Remember sitting under a hot sun by Strathclyde Loch watching triathletes in battle? Or singing ourselves hoarse as ‘Flower of Scotland’ shook the rafters of... Read more »