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Keechdesign Opens

Branch Office In Tokyo

We are very excited to announce that we have opened a new branch office in the heart of Tokyo.

 

The new office is located in the Minami-Azabu district and will be operational from July 2018. It is an extension of our London studio, serving as a liaison point for projects in Japan and the wider Asia region.

 

Video: David Keech speaking on BBC London News, June 2018

 

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July 2018

BIG NEWS!

New Partnership with Shiro Nakamura Design Associates Inc.

Keechdesign is pleased to announce a new strategic partnership with Shiro Nakamura Design Associates.

 

As from July 2018, Keechdesign and Shiro Nakamura Design Associates will support each other in the mutual evolution of their companies. Shiro Nakamura will be taking up the position of Senior Creative Advisor to Keechdesign.

 

Shiro is one of the world’s most successful designers, and a leading figure in the global creative industry. Renowned for his transformative years as Chief Creative Officer at Nissan Motors, Shiro brings unparalleled experience and design expertise to Keechdesign’s team.

 

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July 2018

KD host PLAYIFY with Casio Computer Co. and Yamaha Design Studio

Keechdesign teamed up with Casio Computer Co. and Yamaha Design Studio on a collaborative project centred around the use of everyday products.

 

30 guests from across the creative industries were invited to Keechdesign and Yamaha’s Central London studio on 5th July 2018 to participate in PLAYIFY - an event highlighting the unconventional and unintentional uses of our everyday tools and equipment.

 

To commemorate the occasion, KD will be publishing a book featuring all the guests and their playful objects.

 

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June 2018

John Cullen Lighting Launch Vorsa Spotlight Range

We're excited to announce that we have been working with John Cullen Lighting on their latest innovation in high-end lighting.

 

John Cullen Lighting specialise in lighting design consultancy, with a great team of designers lead by renowned lighting designer Sally Storey. They also design and sell a large selection of their own premium lighting products, all of which are manufactured in the UK.

 

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April 2018

Follow us as Salone del Mobile Milano 2018

Every year we send our team to Milan for the Salone del Mobile in a bid to uncover the latest trends shacking up the design industry. Like all design buffs, we think there's nothing better than meeting like-minded creatives, hunting down the beautiful designs, and seeing the most influential brands and designers do what they do best.

February 2018

KD visit ISE Amsterdam to join the launch of Epson's EV-100 projector.

Epson's latest innovation in projection technology was launched at ISE Amsterdam 2018. Kd have been working extensively with Epson throughout the launch campaign helping to create a targeted and engaging strategy. More info about the launch event coming soon.

 

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December 2017

New audio products and new materials for Yamaha

Here at KD we're always excited about our ongoing work with Japanese music and audio equipment manufacturer Yamaha. Together we've been exploring new designs and materials for future products and we're proud to be forging relationships between British industries and Japanese technology.

November 2017

RExMoto unveiled at the innovation in European Aeronautics Research Conference in Warsaw

KD worked closely with Richard Glassock, research fellow at the Institute for Aerospace Technology to realise his proposal for an innovative new range extender concept. RExMoto has the potential to appeal to private aircraft owners who would be able to fly their planes for longer, reduce emissions and fuel costs, and then use the detachable motorcycle to continue their journey after landing.

 

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November 2017

KD completes user-centred research for Future Pianos supported by Innovate UK

We recently finished the first phase our project exploring the Future Piano alongside experimental pianist Sarah Nicolls in a project supported by Innovate UK. During the first phase we conducted preliminary user-centred research to explore opportunities for the continued development of the Future Piano.

Our work continues...

July 2017

Next stop New York

Some of our KD team members are flying out to New York ready to meet up with one of our biggest clients. Whilst on the other side of the pond they will be working on a major launch campaign that has already taken them to London and Tokyo. We're looking forward to telling you more about this one soon!

July 2017

KD visit Japan with film crew for major new project

We recently flew some of the team out to Japan as part of a new major project. Whilst out there we made sure they had plenty of time to catch up with friends of KD and try out all of the fantastic local delicacies  (the less we say about the karaoke the better...)

April 2017

KD Shenzhen Design Week 2017

Our very own Tristram Keech will be speaking at Shenzhen Design Week 2017 in China. He will be joined by a panel of industrial designers as part of the event's “Global Crowd-sourcing Conference”, where together they will be discussing the importance of crowd-sourcing and commercial design in a quickly evolving industry.

April 2017

KD now working with

LiuGong Machinery Co.

We've recently started working with LiuGong Machinery Co. - a Chinese multinational construction machinery manufacturing company based Liuzhou.

 

We look forward to keeping you updated on this one!

April 2017

Trend hunting at

Salone del Mobile Milano 2017

We've sent one of our designers to Milan for a week of intense trend hunting! Every year we visit the world famous exhibition to explore and report back on the latest  in the design world. Being a design orientated consultancy it is always important that we make time for these events to keep up-to-date and relevant on the ever-changing face of design.

March 2017

KD working with Institute for Aerospace Technology on new sustainable transport

Working on future solutions to today's biggest problems, it doesn't get much better than that for a designer!

 

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February 2017

Conducting global research with Trinity Japan

We recently welcomed some of the design research team from Trinity Japan to our studio for an intensive week of European trends research.

 

We also invited an excellent selection of industry leaders in interior and product design, all with rich and varied experiences of the European market. Over the week long session we were able understand and pinpoint the key movements in interior and lifestyle trends, with this information then being used to inform and shape future products.

February 2017

625 Stool ready for production in New Zealand

Every now and then we like to spend a little bit of time on our own products. One we've been working on recently is the 625 Bar Stool, CNC'd from sheet ply with the option of laminate or natural finishes. One of our good friends over in New Zealand is currently preparing to begin making the stools for retail! We're building up quite a range of ply furniture and can't wait to add some more to the list.

 

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March 2016

Epson LW-Z900 wins prestigious iF Design Award

Designed to survive in the most testing environments of the construction industry, the rugged aesthetic of the LW-Z900 has been awarded with a Product category iF Design Award.

 

'Combining advanced functionality and portability to greatly improve work efficiency. A unique polyhedron styling gives excellent holdability with one or both hands. The red body stands out in dark environments, and the large handle using elastomer material resistant to shock and scratches.

2016

KD working with

John Cullen Lighting

We're excited to announce we are working with John Cullen Lighting!

 

John Cullen Lighting specialise in lighting design consultancy, with a great team of designers lead by renowned lighting designer Sally Storey. They also design and sell a large selection of their own premium lighting products, all of which are manufactured in the UK.

TOKYO

 

Keechdesign Japan Office

3-21-14 Minami-Azabu

Minato-ku, Tokyo

106-0047

 

LONDON

 

Keechdesign UK Ltd.

112-114 Great Portland St.

Fitzrovia, London

W1W 6PH

 

 

 

+44 (0) 20 3417 4893

info@keechdesign.co.uk

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