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So much to talk about, a selection below of news and thoughts we’ve been able to jot down. If you want to know more get in touch.

May 06. 2021
Dec 01. 2021

Meet Catriona, our newest User Centred Designer

Nov 09. 2021

Why governments should invest in design support interventions for SMEs

Nov 05. 2021

How can the creative industries adopt sustainable design?

Oct 26. 2021

How we develop innovation in the Life Science Industry

Oct 21. 2021

PDR wins Red Dot Concept Award in the Sustainability category for Shield

Oct 15. 2021

How great service design in the NHS develops world-changing services

Oct 12. 2021

Meet Katie, our Colour, Materials, Finish (CMF) Designer

Oct 05. 2021

Lessons from the path to Professor, from Anna Whicher

Sep 21. 2021

PDR takes Bronze in IDEA 2021 for Shield

Aug 31. 2021

Circular Design School 2021

Aug 19. 2021

Exploring the role of design within interdisciplinary research

Aug 17. 2021

Mr Evans, Please Take a Chair - Introducing PDR’s Newest Professor

Aug 10. 2021

Meet Jonas, the newest member of our UCD Team

Aug 06. 2021

PDR and Cardiff Region win £50m funding to develop media innovation

Aug 02. 2021

The past, present & future of patient-specific design

Jul 09. 2021

How surgical implants and prosthetics have changed our world, 2 decades later

Jul 06. 2021

How Design Support Programmes Help Businesses

Jul 01. 2021

Introducing Lucie, our new Marketing Associate Intern

Jun 25. 2021

Healthy Ageing By Design

Jun 23. 2021

Introducing Oli, our new UCD Specialist

Jun 22. 2021

Why Service Design Is Integral To Public Sector Innovation

Jun 11. 2021

Circular Economy Challenges in the Real World

Jun 03. 2021

Introducing the recently launched Global Academies from Cardiff Met

May 10. 2021

PDR's work published on the Design Museum London Website!

Apr 28. 2021

PDR Wins 4 iF Design Awards, including a Gold!

Apr 23. 2021

How we made CoolSculpting Elite, the next generation in body contouring systems

Apr 21. 2021

Helping S4C Develop its Offering With ‘User Centred Design’

Apr 15. 2021

We’re pleased to share a recently published article from PDR’s own Dr. Anna Whicher

Apr 01. 2021

GUI Design: How To Get It Right First Time

Mar 19. 2021

The Arts and Humanities Research Council award two Fellowships to PDR

Mar 12. 2021

We welcome a new Senior Design Consultant to the team!

Mar 04. 2021

Defining Your Next New Product: Why Does It Matter?

Feb 22. 2021

Say Hello to Cat

Jan 29. 2021

Product Design and the Circular Economy

Jan 21. 2021

Reflections on making policy more citizen-centred with Dr Anna Whicher

Jan 08. 2021

PDR wins an incredible four 2020 GOOD DESIGN® Awards

Oct 16. 2020

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About... Design Awards

Sep 24. 2020

Snoozeal® Wins at the 2020 IDEA Awards

Aug 21. 2020

It's Arrived! Unboxing our iF Gold Award 2020

Aug 13. 2020

Exploring the Clwstwr Project with Professor Andrew Walters

Feb 05. 2020

Trends in Design Policy from Taiwan

Dec 05. 2019

German Design Award Winner 2020

Sep 21. 2019

An Indian Connection

Jul 26. 2019

Ecodesign Reflections on Outdoors by ISPO Part 3: A Design for Life?

Jul 16. 2019

Ecodesign Reflections on Outdoors by ISPO Part 2: Including the User in Life Cycle-based Design

Jul 12. 2019

Ecodesign Reflections on Outdoors by ISPO Part 1: Design Against Ocean Plastics?

Apr 05. 2019

Prof. of Healthcare Applications of Design

Apr 25. 2019

How Might We... Prototype Services Better

Mar 19. 2019

Istanbul Design Summit 2019

Mar 04. 2019

How complex design can be used to shorten surgery time

Feb 18. 2019

PDR Wins German Design Award

Nov 30. 2018

Next Practice In Design Action Plans - Part 2

Nov 30. 2018

Next Practice In Design Action Plans - Part 1

Nov 23. 2018

Layr Lifts 2019 German Design Award

Nov 05. 2018

Ireland's got the User-Factor

Oct 01. 2018

Shapes and Gates

Sep 28. 2018

Diseno Para La Vida

Sep 25. 2018

Modelling... but not on the Catwalk

Sep 14. 2018

Towards a Design Action Plan for NI?

Sep 07. 2018

PDR and Cardiff Met Celebrate Successful Creative Clusters Bid

Jun 20. 2018

MoJ Showcase: Designing for People in Crisis

Apr 06. 2018

User Research to Inform Strategy

Feb 06. 2018

Layr secures 2018 iF Design Award

Jan 24. 2018

Dual Success for PDR in Good Design Awards