Made by Hayes Urban: Industrial designer, aspiring jewel thief, and dead serious about design.
Over a more than 15-year career in design, Hayes has seamlessly bridged the gap between conceptual and commercial.
Guiding Light: What We Learned from Mixed Reality Prototyping
If virtual reality is for escape, then mixed reality is for enchantment. Mixed reality, also known as integrated reality, is comprised of objects from both the physical world and virtual reality.Read Article
Think Like a Social Innovator: How to Create Companies With Genuine Social Purpose
“Social enterprise” has become a tech buzzword in recent years as Silicon Valley has woken up to the fact that real opportunity exists in young emerging markets.
As designers and as a business, we value doing something
worthwhile, and deeper relationships with our clients enable that
vision. We're cultivating new relationship models that allow us to
share in the risks and the rewards of collaborative
design innovations – taking stock for payment, engaging in royalty relationships, and owning a part of the outcome. For our clients and for us, this approach brings more satisfying returns, both financially and creatively.
We love design – the software, the machines, the simple joy of craft, and ultimately the experiences we create. Our highest aspirations come to fruition through our passion for the act of making. It's something timeless, to want to work with materials. Material exploration is fundamental to the coarse process of invention that informs our process creed: