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Technology in Design
Technology in Design   Due to a phenomenon known as Moore’s law the speed of technological advancement is gathering pace exponentially. We only need to look at the speed of development of smart phones and smart appliances to understand how quickly yesterday’s science fiction is becoming today’s reality. As a designer, I am always looking for new ways in which technology can improve our methodology or provide important tools to streamline our workflow. More importantly, I am interested in how technology can be embraced and woven seamlessly into our design schemes to improve the working environment and the workplace experience for our clients. Although the use of technology can provide results in the short term, I have outlined a few ways in which I believe a precautionary approach should be considered when specifying new products or systems. Whilst technology can dramatically improve the aesthetic of the modern working environment, in this blog I want to [...]

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Top Five Resources
Top Five Resources   As a group of designers we are constantly scouring the web for online tools or resources to help us to streamline our design processes and facilitate collaborative working, as well as to provide us with some inspirational ideas. As we are a sharing bunch here at SoVibrant we thought we would share our current top five design resources. 1. Pinterest We use Pinterest as a way to collect ideas, inspiration and precedent images for most projects that we embark on. It’s a great way to remotely collaborate with each other and to build up a library of great inspirational content. For those projects or clients which need to remain confidential Secret Boards are a great tool to keep any information secure. You can follow the SoVibrant Pinterest account here. 2. Moodboard Similar to Pinterest, Moodboard is a fairly new tool that also allows content to be collected into digital mood boards [...]

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