New control room white papers to download
In the first in a series, we present a new control room whitepaper to download which covers the overall design of control room spaces
CCD supports Sign Design Awards
CCD is an official supporter of the 5th Sign Design Awards which rewards excellence in design of signage and wayfinding projects
Olympic wayfinding designer joins CCD
Chris Girling, one of the UK’s top wayfinding design experts and lead wayfinding designer for the London 2012 Games, is joining CCD to drive the agency’s wayfinding offer
Feelings over function?
On the BBC website this week there is a piece about a new wine cork that screws into the bottle. Experts tell us that the modern screw cap is the best way to keep our wine tasting at its best for when we open it. But as drinkers we miss the action of opening a bottle with an old fashioned cork - the squeaking sound followed by the satisfying pop. As the BBC article points out, this triggers positive associations in our mind that go far beyond the utility of opening a bottle and having a drink.
The world that CCD works in is more about the design of work spaces and public environments. The question for us is how do we capture these little moments in the user experience and keep them? A challenge!