Product Design Case Studies

Graduates of Product Design courses have found employment with some of the world’s established leading names in manufacturing and design consultancy, such as:

Panasonic, SeymourPowell, Lego, Native, Hasbro, Acumen, Gurit, Zodiac Aerospace, Ecophon, Arkam, The Culture Group, Recaro

Some of our graduates have decided to establish a new generation of consultancies, such as FKCreate, Make&See and MeeCreative, or to develop specialised design centres for charities, such as Cerebra, with the support of the University.

Keira Gwynn - Project Leader Marketing, R82, Denmark, Specialists in assistive products for disabled children and adults

Keira Gwynn case study

Keira is the originator of Scallop, a unique and fun seat that focuses on three factors, Simplicity, Portability and Versatility. It provides a seating solution for those who require extra support whilst floor sitting or sitting on a chair. This was an idea developed at University then commercialised by R82 and launched globally in 2017 (

Dr Ross Head - Product Design Manager, Cerebra Innovations Centre (CIC)

Ross Head case study

Ross heads up the CIC which offers a bespoke product design service for the national charity Cerebra to its members. The unique strategic vision for CIC means that they are able to respond to individual requests for help and can make small numbers of bespoke products that focus heavily on individual requirements and inclusion into society.