Latest News

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
Oct 21. 2021

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

Oct 12. 2021

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

Oct 05. 2021

Lessons from the path to Professor, from Anna Whicher

Sep 28. 2021

Applying design in the creative industries

Sep 21. 2021

PDR takes Bronze in IDEA 2021 for Shield

Sep 08. 2021

Exploring the Product Design Journey at PDR

Sep 03. 2021

How Design Can Help Start-ups

Aug 31. 2021

Circular Design School 2021

Aug 26. 2021

My first year as a User Centred Designer, with Iona Davis

Aug 23. 2021

The story behind the award-winning Brace project

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

Jul 29. 2021

Discussions on design with Grahame Jones, Senior Design Consultant

Jul 23. 2021

24 Hour Challenge with Cardiff School of Art & Design

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 09. 2021

The Richard Burton Exhibition is now open at Amgueddfa Cymru/National Museum Wales!

May 12. 2021

Exploring Knowledge Transfer Partnerships and the Strength of Sharing

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 17. 2021

PDR featured in newdesign Yearbook 2021

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?

Mar 01. 2021

How we made CoolTone, a revolutionary muscle-toning device.

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 23. 2020

Understanding consumers in the time of change

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

May 13. 2019

Building the Cardiff Service Design Community

Apr 25. 2019

How Might We... Prototype Services Better

Apr 18. 2019

Milan Design Week 2019

Mar 19. 2019

Istanbul Design Summit 2019

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

Sep 07. 2018

PDR and Cardiff Met Celebrate Successful Creative Clusters Bid

May 08. 2018

Greenhouse April 2018

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

Nov 13. 2017

Service Design Global Conference 2017

Oct 19. 2017

Greenhouse for a Global Financial Services Firm