Posts Tagged: Advice

How Designers are Changing Business

Designers Changing Business

In this inspiring Radio 4 show Peter Day gives a great inside into our changing world and why ‘Design‘ isn’t all about pretty dresses and sexy cars. You can download and listen to the program here . Its 30mins long. This program explains how if design thinking is brought in at the start of a… Read more »

Practise what you preach

Hands On… We don’t just practise what we preach in business, but also in our spare time. There is no better way to get to know how things work, than pulling them apart every now and then. What started out as a ‘tidy up’ became a full on overhaul and re-paint on my Ducati 748.

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 »

The MAKLAB!

Last Friday the 4c Design crew crammed into the fun bus and descended upon the city centre on an intrepid adventure… Destination – the MAKLAB! Located just off Buchanan Street in The Lighthouse, MAKLAB is an open workshop that offers designers the chance to use the latest digital toys in a creative environment to help… Read more »