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Lead Industrial Designer Charlie talks to The Seed Group at Hereford Herd event
Lead Industrial Designer Charlie talks to The Seed Group at Hereford Herd event
Launch of Hereford Herd

Hereford Herd, a new group for the creativity community launches in The Yard. Founded by Simple Design Works and The Seed Group, it’s a social space for creatives to get support, mentoring and collaboration…or just hang out and chew the cud!

Some of the Hereford office team of product design company, Simple Design Works as the company celebrates its birthday
Some of the Hereford office team of product design company, Simple Design Works as the company celebrates its birthday
Eight years young and still growing

Eight years ago Kristo Shivachev founded Simple Design Works. That’s eight years of creativity and collaboration mixed with FIFA, laughter, coffee and a lot of learning. And we wouldn’t have it any other way!

Prof David Langley with Kristo Shivachev talking about medical devices product design team
Prof. Langley joins medical device design team

With an increasing number of medical devices patented each year, we’ve set up a specialist medical devices product design team to ensure that the UK’s future inventors have the best chance of success.

Product packaging render as part of the customer unboxing experience
Powerful packaging design for ultimate unboxing

Viewing packaging as just product protection is a costly mistake. We explain how powerful packaging design creates connection, exclusivity, and positions your product as a market leader.

Man listening to podcast - design podcast inspiration blog
Design podcast inspiration

Last year podcast listening reached a staggering 15.6 million listeners and we must admit, we’re hooked! So we spoke to the team who shared their favourite ‘essential listening’ podcasts.

Laptop showing inspirational product design websites and ideas to spark creativity
Inspirational product design websites

Sometimes creativity needs a helping hand. If you’re stuck in a rut, our list of inspirational product design-focused sites will help you get the creative juices flowing again.

Kristo and Richard with the ISO 9001 certificate showing certified product design
Certified product design consultants

Product design consultants, Simple Design Works, has achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification that demonstrates both sustained competency and consistency in every aspect of their business .

PCB 3D prototype ready for registered design
Registering your grand design

There’s lots of advice online about how to protect your registered design, but should you do it yourself or employ a legal specialist? We spoke with Barker Brettell for advice on how to register a great design.

Design and marketing team talking about crowdfunding for new product development
Crowdfunding: What is it?

Crowdfunding is a great way to achieve funding for your product development without having to go to the bank. With a growth in profile and popularity, we look at how crowdfunding works.

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