Journalism portfolio of Alistair Welch

Month: January, 2012

Innovate Product Design

Consultancy feature from New Design 94.

“The workshop at Innovate Product Design’s Salisbury headquarters feels like a cross between Q’s laboratory from the James Bond films and the set of the BBC business show Dragons’ Den. Amidst the bare-brick walls, machines and gizmos, one half expects to bump into Desmond Llewellyn pitching a fountain pen that fires poison darts to an unimpressed Duncan Bannatyne. It is a fitting home for a business that specialises in using design to help individual inventors and entrepreneurs realise an idea and take it to market.”

The Mother of Invention


Talking telephones

Interview with Hagen Fendler

“Smartphones represent one of the most competitive consumer electronics sectors going. Alistair Welch speaks to Hagen Fendler about building a new brand in this market…”

Featured in New Design 93

Huawei Blaze

Vegas or bust

The V&A’s beguiling Postmodernism exhibition runs until January 15. I urge you to get down to the South Ken museum if you can. For what to expect, see my review as featured in New Design 93:

Learning from postmodernism?