Posts Categorized: Design

Less, But Better – Dieter Rams

The Man, The Legend, The Icon Dieter Rams is a famous German Industrial Designer that is continually associated with the Braun brand and the functionalist school of industrial design. Although originally following a career in architecture and interior design he was pulled into Braun where he became chief of design after only 5 years, keeping… Read more »

Environmentally Progressive?

I was asked to present at a recent CIBSE event in London on the subject of ‘Environmentally Progressive Design’. This really got me thinking, as it is a seriously provocative subject. What does it mean and are we doing our bit? Is 4c Design Environmentally Progressive? Designers have a duty along with consumers, retailers, manufacturers… Read more »

Mike Anusas on Secondment at 4c

I’m Mike Anusas, a Lecturer in Design in DMEM at the University of Strathclyde. Like a few of my colleagues at 4c, I originally studied Product Design Engineering at The Glasgow School of Art and the University of Glasgow. After graduating I worked as a Design for Environment researcher at Glasgow Caledonian University and following… Read more »

Tannoy Precision 6 Photography

Tannoy’s Precision 6‘s are due to go on sale soon and so we thought we would share some photos with you. These are Tannoy’s latest residential speaker, designed to fit performance wise between the Mercury’s and Definition’s. At 4c we are proud to say that we are responsible for the industrial design behind the speakers… Read more »

Young Engineer of the Year Award Shortlist

The British Engineering Excellence Awards (beeas) has just announced the short-list for their event; and guess what? Yours truly (Michael Aldridge) is in the runnings for Young Engineer of the Year! The awards are aimed to ‘demonstrate and promote the quality of engineering design within the UK’ and ‘to provide a benchmark of excellence from… Read more »