Product design

Our product design team work with a range of industry sectors providing design expertise and access to a range of new digital fabrication technologies to solve practical and strategic business problems; to experiment, innovate, test ideas and to produce new and original solutions.

We work with many industry sectors including; manufacturing, packaging, furniture, sports products, medical devices, architecture and heritage projects.

Our expertise includes:

  • Product and industrial design
  • Managing new product development
  • Creativity and innovation techniques
  • CAD, product animation and colour rendering
  • Prototyping and product testing

Communication Design

Effective communication in your business materials is about more than just appearances. When used effectively design communication will increase your business’s power to inform, educate or persuade audiences (both new and existing customers as well as improving internal messages to employees and suppliers). It's importance is often underestimated, but good design can bring many significant business benefits including professionalism and consistency; brand recognition and visibility; increased sales, loyalty and trust.

We have expertise in the following areas:

  • Brand definition and creation
  • Identity design and brand development
  • Design for print (literature, posters etc)
  • Website design
  • Advertising (print and online)
  • Illustration

Design for the built environment

Our architectural team have worked with a number of industries round the region including housing associations, local authorities, construction firms, architectural component manufacturers, architects, planners and property developers.

Our expertise includes:

  • Sustainable architecture
  • Environmental performance & monitoring
  • Social sustainability & community engagement
  • Construction management and science
  • Building Information Modelling (BIM) and visualisation

Heritage & Design

The Lincoln Conservation team specialises in the conservation of historic artefacts and the conservation of historic decorative interiors. The team have been involved in numerous reinstatement projects for some of the UK’s most iconic historic properties

The team at the University of Lincoln are at the forefront of exploiting 3D digital recording and fabrication technologies. We test the boundaries between traditional and modern replication techniques and offer our clients new ways to digitally preserve and reimagine historic artefacts and the heritage environment. These technologies offer the scope to reach new audiences and engage with them in new and novel ways.

Service and experience design

We put users and customers at the centre of a strategic design process to develop services and experiences that delivers a discernible difference for the customer and the client.

Our design methodology uses a range of practical creative and analytical design methods to help clients frame a problem and the opportunity before we look to test and implement solutions.

We work with a range of local public government and private sector organisations

Meet the team

Our design expertise, knowledge of creative development technologies and our broad range of facilities is perfectly positioned to assist business and creative practitioners to use design and innovation as an effective tool for growth and development.

Meet the team