My father underwent major lung surgery just over a week ago. He was diagnosed with primary lung cancer in March as a result of a follow-up CT scan from a previous cancer. If he hadn’t had cancer before, they probably would have caught this cancer too late: the two are unrelated. Seems odd to think […]
When people think of creative struggle, they can think of a range of mental pictures, but most commonly, people think of archetypes focused around lone genius, artistic madness and frustrated thinking, punctuated by rare lightening strikes of inspiration. This is not the type of creative struggle I have observed and experienced. The most recent creativity […]
A shorter working week for many people is a fantasy, reserved for later life, a transition to retirement or if you’ve won the lottery. Many work long hours and are encouraged to work even more, often in order to keep their job, whilst colleagues around them are victims of the latest restructure. In times such […]
In just 2 weeks the annual World Economic Forum will be held at Davos. So much has happened in the world over the past 12 months and with this meeting given the title of The Great Transformation, Shaping New Models, it seems that the change that is needed in the world, has now been recognised. […]
We’re looking forward to a meeting early in January with a company that is in the mock-up stages of designing male beauty products. One of the things we thought would be a great idea to discuss when we meet, is how emotional bonds with brands create deeper connections. To create these emotional […]
John Lewis is seriously bucking the high street sales trend. Sales up w/e Dec 4 9.6% on last year’s equivalent snow hit period and 10.9pc up in the same week of 2009 according to the Telegraph last Sunday. MD Mr Street (fab name!) puts it down to, in large parts, being better trusted by customers […]
The Design Museum is now showing Terence Conran’s The Way We Live Now exhibition until March 2012 + there’s loads of other interesting stuff upstairs too. Going specifically to get co-creation stimulus, it wasn’t disappointing. Here are our top insights and co-creative connections Everything in Terence Conran’s exhibition looks very current because it is designed […]
Prototyping, trialling and exploration moves projects forward. Illugi and Caroline are developing an exciting digital prototype which will enable people in businesses and the people they serve, to engage and interact in spatial design. More news soon. Contact us on email@example.com if you’d like to hear more or to be part of the trial.