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 »