Posts Categorized: Students

Graduate Apprentice Scheme 2011

At 4c Design we periodically run a graduate apprenticeship and have just begun taking applicants for this summers intern. Having completed the internship myself I can personally vouch how valuable the experience was and highly recommend it to anyone looking to get their foot in the door of the design world. For full details check… Read more »

Yorkhill Hospital – Pt 4

Between the previous meeting and this one, new guidelines at the hospital meant that all soft toys were no longer allowed, hence killing off the monkey concept. When meeting with them however this seemed no bad thing as tests had shown the monkey concept not to prove successful as the monkey did not sufficiently change… Read more »

Yorkhill Hospital – Pt 3

For the third meeting we had prepared three prototypes; these were the Monkey and a Walkies concept as well as the Measuring tool concept which we at 4c felt was still strong contender. The prototypes took several days to make, utilising the CNC machine, paint booth, lathes and hand tools. When presenting the prototypes to… Read more »

Yorkhill Hospital – Pt 1

Skin fold callipers are used to determine body fat composition on a person’s body by executing a pinch test on multiple parts of the body. The examiner then puts the numbers into an equation to predict body density and body fat percentage. Problem At Royal Hospital for Sick Children (Yorkhill) Glasgow in the feeding clinic… Read more »