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Fusing nature with technology: Living coral as the colour of 2019

‘Living coral’ is set to highlight this trending social issue in contrast to humans’ ‘innate need for optimism and joyful pursuits’ and stands as a reaction towards a constantly changing and uncertain socio-political environment.

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Fashion trends: technologically-sustainable

Some might say that a relationship between fashion and sustainability is nothing but a paradox, especially when the former is the World’s second largest polluter and has repeatedly been accused of unethical behaviour.

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Bio-plastics: a sustainable choice or just a rubbish alternative?

Concerns about plastics impacting both the environment and our health are now firmly in the spotlight. There is no one-size-fits-all solution to the problem and the race is on to develop materials that will potentially, one day replace plastics.

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Psychology of packaging and water consumption

A study published in the International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management pointed out that the visual appearance of packaging is the most important indicator of quality and can help customers build trust towards the brand and even give it a try, despite never having heard of it before.

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Culture: PDD is supporting the British punk band The Professionals

Supporting legendary punk artists and bands has became a tradition of our studios in Asia and this year we are sponsoring the 40th Anniversary World Tour of The Professionals.

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Meet the PDD team at CMEF and CMP conferences in China 

We are pleased to let you know that this autumn we will be present at some of the most prestigious medical events in China.

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Multitone EkoTek – Best Communication System Winner 2017

Over a year ago,  Multitone EkoTek system won the Best Communication System Award within the Building Better Healthcare ceremony. Since then, the product has attracted a lot of positive customer feedback.  Multitone recently released a video illustrating how the product provides wireless protection for staff members operating in challenging work environments. The PDD team was […]

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London Design Festival 2018

In mid-September London was bursting with creativity from East to West and North to South. British and international designers came together to celebrate what is thought to be one of the most exciting design events of the year and the PDD team was happy to see a variety of exhibitions as the week progressed to the 23rd.

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Insights from IFA 2018

Having celebrated 10 years of home appliances, Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin (IFA) 2018 exhibition proved that customisation and matching experiences with consumer’s needs are still key aspects for brands to take into consideration for further commercial success.

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Multi-sensory design in a digital world

The juxtaposition between digital technology and multi-sensory will always exist, however, the tension between the two is easing as brands, manufacturers and ‘sensory explorers’ across various industries are finding new and exciting ways to stimulate our senses through digital technology.

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PDD at Brand Innovation and Evolution event in Shanghai

PDD Shanghai in collaboration with Process Group will host the Brand Innovation and Evolution event on 11th September 2018 from 1:30 p.m. at Xingguo Hotel B, No.78 Xingguo Road, Shanghai.

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Human Factors and Ergonomics: A discussion at the IEA 2018

We are pleased to announce that Dr Chris Vincent, Principal – Human Factors & Ergonomics at PDD will be delivering a speech at the International Ergonomics Association (IEA) in Florence, Italy on the 28th of August.

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Human factors for digital health

Human Factors and Ergonomics contribute towards Digital Health by providing an understanding of the healthcare system, making sure we get the right tool for the job and making sure that the tool fits and fit for purpose.

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Management of evaluations: Patients with ‘sensitive’ medical conditions

Conducting any kind of patient-centric evaluation can present numerous challenges; preparing for and conducting evaluation sessions with patients suffering from sensitive and changeable conditions (such as Alzheimer’s) can present even more complex challenges, as we found out on a study we conducted in the past year.

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Digitalised senses and e-commerce

Whether used for recreational benefits or more serious purposes; multi-sensory technology embedded into the retail scene shows how smell, taste, sight and sounds can be converted into revolutionary innovations

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Dialogue on beta testing at the Human Factors for Medical Devices workshop

Dr Chris Vincent, Human Factors & Ergonomics Principal at PDD, joined the conversation on beta testing at the Human Factors for Medical Devices workshop which took place at the Museum of London earlier this June.

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Colouring our taste

As the digital world is quickly taking over all aspects of people’s lives, we have come to realise that a return to the basics is a well-needed breath of fresh air

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PDD sponsors the 2018 Design Innovation in Plastics competition

The prestigious Design Innovation in Plastics Award is the longest running student plastics design competition in Europe. Six students from universities around the UK presented their innovative new products to a panel of judges, which included PDD’s Hugo Revellat…

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Digital Health & Medication Adherence

A look at how medical device and pharma companies can cut through complex issues and big data to develop well-targeted medical adherence solutions.

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Monsieur Cuisine wins Red Dot Award!

We are thrilled to announce that our recent work, the multi-functional kitchen machine – Monsieur Cuisine, has won the world-renowned Red Dot Award 2018. Promoting the very best in design, the award is an internationally recognised stamp of outstanding design quality.

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