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People centred design is a key factor in helping businesses chart a course for the future.
Posted by Richard Eisermann on May 17th 2012
Prospect looks at how mobile devices will influence the way people travel and what travel companies need to do about it.
Posted by Richard Eisermann on April 12th 2012
Richard Eisermann looks back on "The Value of Design Re-inspired" and looks forward to "Design At Scale"
Posted by Richard Eisermann on June 12th 2011
This year’s DMI Europe Conference "Transforming Design" held in London on 6-7 September, provided a multitude of perspectives on the changes that design is undergoing and highlighted how much further we have to go.
Posted by Richard Eisermann on October 1st 2010
The ever-increasing number of individuals around the globe who are over-sized for the average airline seat will have a major impact on aircraft interior design. Two separate trends in body types, the larger passenger and the taller passenger, will require that airlines revisit their design approach and focus on people centred innovation to provide solutions.
Posted on May 18th 2010
It is generally agreed that non-stop flights to places like London - Sydney are well within the range of technical possibility, but the economics still prove elusive. As the industry and passengers work through the practical issues to make such "ultra-long haul" travel possible, what are the human factors and ergonomics that will be required to make passengers more comfortable without sacrificing yield?
Posted on May 17th 2010
One of the most intriguing social and economic topics that will have a major impact on the future of most nations, regardless of geography, is the issue of an increasingly ageing population.
Posted on May 16th 2010
Over the past few years, Sustainable Airports have been a headline topic in the United Kingdom, defined by two conflicting agendas: the push for growth in air transport and the impact such growth will have on people and planet.
Posted on May 15th 2010