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Top Trends in Product Design from CES 2024

As an industrial design agency driven by innovation, we’ve naturally been keeping a close eye on CES 2024, sussing out the latest trends and more.
Andy Trewin Hutt, Ben Melvin, Ben Polhill and Jo Barnard
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September 6, 2023

Future industrial design trends for 2024 and beyond

Building upon the design trends we’ve seen emerging in 2023, our focus shifts forward to 2024 and beyond.
Andy Trewin Hutt, Jo Barnard and Ben Polhill
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September 6, 2023

Emerging design and innovation trends from 2023

A reflection on what's happened in design, technology and innovation in 2023 and what we might see more of in 2024.
Andy Hutt and Léa Berger
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September 6, 2023

Redefining ‘good’ design for a more sustainable future

Founder Jo's thoughts on how awards organisations like D&AD are critical in redefining what is considered 'good' design and why this is vital if we are to accelerate the industry towards more sustainable future.
Jo Barnard
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September 6, 2023

Prioritising sustainability in female health products

Jo Barnard discusses why companies should prioritise sustainability in the design of female health products
Jo Barnard
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September 6, 2023

Climate change forces new urgency on designing for sustainability

Jo Barnard reflects on the changes within the design industry in the last decade and how designers can take responsibility for the impact of our work on the planet.
Jo Barnard
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September 6, 2023

Why Design Declares?

Morrama is leading a campaign encouraging designers to act on climate change, but what does this mean for us and our clients?
Jo Barnard
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September 6, 2023

Should we bother to recycle?

With statistics showing that the UK burns more waste than it recycles, should we be designing for recycling?
Emma Lacey
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September 6, 2023

Are refills sustainable?

Or are they a temporary stepping stone to the next ‘sustainable’ strategy? If so, can we skip this phase and stop the further waste of materials?
Emma Lacey
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September 6, 2023

Returnable packaging, designing for a circular economy.

We know that 100% recyclable is not enough, that we need to move away from relying on virgin materials and to design for a circular economy.
Emma Lacey
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September 6, 2023

Accelerating UK innovation post-Brexit

Last week I was invited to speak at a BIDA (British Industrial Design Association) webinar titled Designers in Innovation. How can we boost innovation in the UK? What role does design have in this? In a post-Brexit and Covid-19 impacted age, it’s more important than ever to be building on one of the UK’s finest exports: innovation. I’ve jotted down my key takeaways from the discussion.
Jo Barnard
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September 6, 2023