Posts tagged with innovation

  1. TEDx York Summary

    02 Dec 2018

    Richard was delighted to be asked to be one of the speakers at TEDx York on the 16th of November. The event hosted by Heather Niven was focusing on Blurred Realities. With noted speakers such as Kim Arazi, Tim Leigh and Catherine Allen, the topics were as varied as VR and…

  2. Be The New Normal

    01 Mar 2018

    Nature as the Technology of the Future “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better”, said Albert Einstein. Well, this is what we are going to do. Biomimicry is (or any other related terms) about how we can look to the natural world to find solutions…

  3. End of Year School Report

    23 Dec 2017

    Hello,Here is our end of year school report.  January and February saw us focus on EU funding proposals. Long and painful, but worth it in the long run. We ran workshops to students from Rhein-Waal University of Applied Sciences and The Royal College of Art as well.March was a busy month with presentations to…

  4. Disruptive Innovation Festival 2017

    30 Nov 2017

    Richard had the pleasure to broadcast a live studio session from the Disruptive Innovation Festival on Tuesday 7th November.   Here is a short summary of the discussions. The full interview can be found on Youtube. Talking with Marko Brajovic a talented Montenegrin architect living and working in Brazil, they discussed…

  5. join the club, the circular economy club

    29 Sep 2017

    We are delighted to announce that we are now local organisers for the Circular Economy Club in the York region This will connect us to a global network to share insights at the local level with organisations. Stay tuned for our first events. As a CEC Local Organiser, we manage the…

  6. plastic + packaging

    09 Jun 2017

    As part of the OpenIDEO Circular Design Challenge, we ran a number of workshops in York to discuss how can shift away from a linear economy to a circular economy A number of unexpected things came out of the discussions. Firstly, that teabags are coated in plastics and that waxed lemons…

  7. How does nature manufacture?

    25 Jan 2017

    Much of our work in the past year has been investigating how the natural world manufactures. Working with Heriot-Watt University we are developing workshops for industry to tackle the pressing issues faced with manufacturing innovation in the 21st century. For a flavour of the work, this TEDx Heriot-Watt University talk by…

  8. Mimicking with Superyacht designers

    30 Jun 2016

    SuperYachtNews write-up of our event at SuperYacht Design Week 2015 by Angela Audretsch. “Biomimicry, the approach to innovation that looks to find sustainable solutions to human challenges by mimicking nature, is a realm that designers across all industries have frequently looked to for inspiration and development. A technical workshop at the Altfield…

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