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Design innovation at the start of 2021

2020 was a challenging year in so many ways, but it gave us the opportunity to understand just how much it is necessary for our societies to change. Taking care of the environment, our health and other challenges that rose to the surface during the global pandemic, all forcing us to re-evaluate our profession of […]

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What’s next for our public spaces?

In Spain, the Covid-19 lockdown has been one of the strictest in the world. Only one adult at a time is allowed out only to go to the supermarket or the pharmacy. For six long weeks, children were not allowed to leave home at all. As of this week we are finally allowed outside for […]

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What is urban furniture?

It’s easy sometimes to forget that what you do every day in your work and the words you use in your field might not be that clear to those outside it. An important part of our work at Neko is designing urban furniture – but one question we get quite often is what does that […]

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How (and why) to design user-centred cycling infrastructure

I’d like to talk a little about inclusive urban furniture design for cycling infrastructure, and how we can use design to encourage bicycle use in cities by thinking about the needs and problems facing cyclists and their environment. In 2005, we started Neko – an Industrial Design and Architecture studio. We were four partners from […]

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Why great design is a team effort

Why multidisciplinary teams come up with the best designs  Over time, through our work and our many collaborations with people from all different backgrounds, we know that great design stems from a fusion of ideas, experiences and points of view. We are proud to have a fantastic team at Neko which of course includes designers, […]

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