Circular thinking and production – Nature Squared

Circular thinking and production – Nature Squared

“We approach circular design not only by optimising the waste material during the production phase but also by optimising the knowledge, technology and skillset.” – Elaine Yan Ling Ng

OMUUS interviewed Elaine Yan Ling Ng the founder of The Fabrick Lab and also Chief Material Innovator at Nature Squared. In the interview Elaine will talk about alternative waste material, how it can be reused and applied in material design, what is essential in reusing such materials and how Nature Squared plays its part in it.

Material Audit

Material Audit

SAVE MONEY AND REDUCE YOUR COMPANY’S CARBON FOOTPRINT.    Material audit helps you to save 3-5% of your company’s turn over. (Business Finland)   Material Audit investigates the amount of losses generated by your business operations,  the costs of the losses,...

Four times awarded Medical Kiosk

Four times awarded Medical Kiosk

Corensis® Medical Kiosk from Arçelik is a medical measurement terminal. It offers automated hospital registration and medical measurements. This is enabled with high precision medical sensors, advanced algorithms, and AI assistance (Artifical Intelligence). Omuus...

7SEC. FUTURES© – a unique CMF trends driven material translation service

7SEC. FUTURES© – a unique CMF trends driven material translation service

There are many fantastic trend agencies globally that provide color reports. So, you might ask, why do we create a new service?

We want to achieve a revolution of color reports – to go beyond the traditional mediums. Compared to traditional color reports with 2-dimensional color data, the 7SEC. CMF Futures is serving the technology industry with actionable CMF tools linked to actual material technologies.

The Innovation voucher – Kultavilla

The Innovation voucher – Kultavilla

“ Working with Omuus team was a very positive, inspiring and enriching experience. With the help of the Omuus team we got the keys to create a coherent visual look to support the brand creation and growth to global markets.“ – Susanna Kääriäinen, CEO Kultavilla.

How the designer market is changing? Volume 2

How the designer market is changing? Volume 2

OMUUS is a CMF design agency (Colors, Materials and Finishes). The volume 1 of our article covered impacts to the China market and how the situation has affected the product and service design.  

In the volume 2 we have a look into how has the epidemic changed the emotional and psychobehavioral aspects of people’s lives, and how the color design can have profound comforting, soothing and relieving impact to consumers that are in the search for new rituals for their everyday lives.

Omuus collaboration with Chinese home appliance giant MACRO

Omuus collaboration with Chinese home appliance giant MACRO

The Macro Wanxiang series of products designed by OMUUS has been launched! We are honored to be able to collaborate with Macro and being part of combining Nordic Design Style with Chinese Lifestyle. The product portfolio is based on the natural elements of Water, Fire, Earth and Air that are closely tied to everyday life and the product features. The Wanxiang series is created to meet the younger generation requirements of high performance and high quality of life.

Omuus collaboration with HONOR 30 launch – out now

Omuus collaboration with HONOR 30 launch – out now

Congratulations to our partner HONOR for the launch of flagship series HONOR 30 and HONOR 30PRO! Wonderful to see the success of the long-term development process and the brand experience of the event.

COVID-19: Future of creativity

COVID-19: Future of creativity

We at OMUUS believe design has an important role to solve challenges globally. The impact of Covid-19 has changed our daily lives for good, only time will tell what are the most successful scenarios. The virus has accelerated the trends that we have predicted – digitalization – this is the largest digital education program the world has ever seen. The acceleration of the need to design with empathy – the importance of supporting your community and find innovation that is truly helping in saving lives.

When biology and design meet

When biology and design meet

‘Consumers would naturally build a more sustainable futurebecause they would have comfortable options available.’

OMUUS interviewed Elena Amato the founder of Ponto Biodesign “when biology and design meet”. In this article we will talk about Circular Design, why it’s so important, what is happening in the field of Circular Design and what Ponto Biodesign got to do with it.

Bringing surfaces to life

Bringing surfaces to life

SURFACE DESIGN SHOW LONDON

FEBRUARY 11-13 2020

This time Per Boicel from Omuus attended Surface design show in London at the Business design centre. Here are some highlights from the show.

The Little Book of Color

The Little Book of Color

A good start for a New Decade is an interview with Karen Haller, an international author, speaker and teacher in the field of Applied Color Psychology. Having studied color for over 20 years, she understands how color affects and influences us yet how businesses and designers can use it to influence behavior.

Per Boicel from Omuus interviewed Karen about her new book about Colour that was published in 2019, covering the aspects why color psychology is such an important subject nowadays and what is the future for color psychology.