Designer Talks Podcast

The New Art School

Designer Talks digs deep into the make-up of professional designer, why they do it, how they do it, what makes them tick and what design means to them, hosted by designer and lecturer Lefteris Heretakis aCSDf. read less

Designer Talks podcast Ep. 3 - Raymond Turner FCSD
Aug 3 2021
Designer Talks podcast Ep. 3 - Raymond Turner FCSD
Designer Talks podcast asking designers, how they do it, why they do it and what makes them tick and what design means to them, hosted and produced by Lefteris Heretakis aCSDf.Raymond Turner FCSD has been described as ‘a thought leader’ (Sean McNulty, Chairman, Dolmen-design and innovation, Ireland); ‘a design legend’ (Clive Grinyer, Director of Customer Experience, Barclays Bank, UK); ‘an inspiration and mentor to many’ (James Berry, Director, Woods Bagot Architecture, UK); ‘one of the few who have dominated the profession of Design Management’ (the late Peter Gorb, Life Fellow of the DMI and Professor of London Business School); and having had ‘an illustrious career in design, design management and design leadership’ (Robert Blaich, former Design Director, Philips, USA).He is an internationally recognised authority on the strategic value of design leadership and management to business, government and society. Practical commercial experience of working in this area has been the focus of his career as a designer, design manager, consultant and corporate design director.His practical experience, and innate interpersonal and communication skills, enabled him to work successfully with large corporations and small to medium size businesses across a wide range of industries. These include transportation, construction and real estate development, local and national government, city planning, public broadcasting, banking and health insurance, industrial and domestic product manufacturing. His ability to work with multidisciplinary teams enables clients to maximise design effectiveness within strict financial and time constraints.He is one of the few design professionals who has held senior posts on both sides of the client-designer divide. Raymond was Design Director of two companies, London Transport, the provider of public transport services in the capital, and BAA, the world’s largest privately owned airport company. He has also been Managing Director of two international multidisciplinary design consultancies, Kilkenny Design in Ireland and Wolff Olins in London, UK.http://www.raymondturner.ieFollow us at @csdminervaRead our latest news on LinktreeMembership csd.org.uk
Designer Talks podcast Ep. 2 - Martin Darbyshire FCSD
Jun 9 2021
Designer Talks podcast Ep. 2 - Martin Darbyshire FCSD
Martin Darbyshire, CEO at TangerineDesigner Talks podcast asking designers, how they do it, why they do it and what makes them tick and what design means to them, hosted and produced by Lefteris Heretakis aCSDf.Martin has been inspiring companies to take bigger leaps forward through design at Tangerine since co-founding the company in 1989. Under his stewardship Tangerine has grown into an international design consultancy with offices in the UK, South Korea and Brazil; from which Tangerine exports product and service innovation and customer experience design services to the world’s leading brands, service providers and manufacturers.As CEO, Martin leads the strategic and commercial development of the design consultancy. Identifying new business opportunities and growth potential in new sectors, managing high-level client relationships, and driving innovation in the outstanding design work that that the consultancy delivers for its clients.From tangerine’s beginning, the company won exciting overseas clients in Asia and America including Apple, Hitachi and LG, working strategically with the consumer electronics companies on design strategy, product innovation and industrial design. Over the company’s three-decade history, Martin has been instrumental to tangerine broadening its focus to develop wider expertise and move into sectors such as mobility, retail, hospitality, brand environments, service design and user-experience. Tangerine has completed numerous, diverse projects that create exceptional customer experiences for both businesses and their consumers for clients including British Airways, Sky, Cepsa, Gulf Air, Hyundai, Huawei, Innisfree, Nikon, Samsung and Toyota.A design leader on the international stage, Martin combines his work for tangerine with a worldwide programme of keynote speeches and activities promoting the importance of design to improve business success and human well-being. Martin has served two terms as a board member of the World Design Organization (formerly ICSID). He was formerly a visiting professor at Central Saint Martins, University of Arts, London. He is a trustee of the UK Design Council, a member of the UK Government’s Infrastructure Exports: UK (IE:UK), a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and the Chartered Society of Designers, and a long-standing juror at the Red Dot Awards in Europe and Asia.SocialsLinkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/1148491/?trk=prof-exp-company-nameInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/tangerinelondon/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tangerinedesignconsultancyTwitter: @tangerinelondonWebsite: www.tangerine.netFollow us at @csdminervaRead our latest news on LinktreeMembership csd.org.uk