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Circularity and Chips

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 »

The Engineering Design Show Preview 2017: Innovation, Inspiration, Interaction and Insight

The Engineering Design Show 2017

Visitor registration is now open for the Engineering Design Show, the UK’s largest exhibition and conference dedicated to the design engineering community. Highlights include: 24 keynote presentations from senior design engineers representing leading brands across the aerospace, automotive, motorsport, electronics and other industries, providing powerful insights into the future of engineering design. High quality practical… Read more »

Video: Michelin’s Futuristic Airless Tire

Michelin’s Futuristic Airless Tire

Is this the tyre (tire) of the future? Airless and 3D printed straight onto the car. The porous interior architecture provides stability with on-demand tread being easily changed with each printing to accommodate different mobility needs; wireless connected and self-monitoring. Science fiction or the tyre of the future? Read the full article here. 4c Design… Read more »

Desk spaces available at the Design Hub

4c Design office

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 »

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 »