Posts Tagged: Advice

Essential advice for your first product

We are constantly being asked for help and advice on the best approach to new product development. Many people are daunted by the costs, pressures and lack of knowledge in this area. We came across this guide from Product Design Hub that we would thoroughly recommend to anyone looking to get involved in product development,… Read more »

Looking for Investment – Forget Dragons Den

Budding entrepreneur, inventor, artist, filmmaker or designer? Forget Dragons Den! Kickstarter is a new way to fund creative projects; they work on the principle of all-or-nothing funding. Projects must be communicated well, preferably via video on the kickstarter website. If backers like the project they can choose to invest. If and only if a threshold… Read more »

EDTC event – Inspired to Innovate

4c Design were exhibiting at the “Be Inspired to Innovate” event held today by the EDTC . It provided a refreshingly honest education into the realities of new product development. Innovators from companies such UWI Innovations, Funky Moves and GYMetrix provided an excellent, straight talking account of the type of grant support currently available in… Read more »

Design for Lifetime

As part of their Sustainability Workshop series, Autodesk’s excellent “Introduction to Design for Lifetime” video clearly and visually explains the factors we need to consider when introducing new products. We like that it recognizes that some products should be made to last a long time, others should live shorter lives, and that there’s a grey… Read more »