Posts Categorized: Design

A fresh face

We received over 150 applications for our ever popular graduate internship scheme, and are excited to announce that after a lot of consideration, we’ve selected Heather Guyan. We have no doubt, Heather will be a great addition to the team at 4c Design over the next few months. Hello I’m Heather! Graduating from Strathclyde University… Read more »

The right tool for the job

A common question visitors ask when I show them around my workplace, specifically the workshop is “Do you have a 3D printer?” Well, we do. In fact, we have a couple of desktop 3D printers. The press exposure the technology has had has certainly been appropriate, because being able to print in 3D is quite frankly… 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 »