21 04, 2022

Podcast S7E158: Ayse Birsel – Design the life you love

By |2022-04-21T13:24:31+02:00April 21st, 2022|Podcasts|0 Comments

In this episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with award winning designer Ayse Birsel. Ayse has been voted one of the most creative people in business by Fast Company, is a bestselling author, and has won international awards for designing everything from furniture to cars to toilet seats to vegetable peelers. Without [...]

17 11, 2016

Innovation pioneer Dieter Rams’ “Ten principles for good design”

By |2016-11-17T14:16:27+01:00November 17th, 2016|Leadership|0 Comments

If you work in design or innovation, you might not necessarily have heard of Dieter Rams. But you will have definitely felt his impact in the design principles which underlay much of his work. Rams is renowned for his "less, but better" design philosophy, which helped him design a number of iconic products for both [...]

4 03, 2016

The Ingenious Design of the Aluminium Beverage Can

By |2016-11-04T10:38:16+01:00March 4th, 2016|Inspiration|0 Comments

From its complex manufacturing process to its innovative two-stage opening mechanism, the humble aluminium can is a groundbreaking innovation. Real innovators look at the world around them with an ongoing sense of curiosity as to how things work. How they are created. And how they can be improved. In the excellent video above, Bill "Engineerguy" [...]