Heayes Design

The inventor’s inventor, Richard Heayes, on noteworthy design… And making it look easy

Meet Richard Heayes, the most-nominated designer in the Mojo 100… And discover a way to literally see your work differently!

Watch: Game On: Hasbro, Funko and Gamely talk game design

How do you pitch a game idea to Hasbro? Where does Funko Games start when turning iconic movies into great tabletop experiences? What can an indie like Gamely Games do to stand out in a crowded market? All this, and more, is covered in this Game On! panel session.

Funko, Hasbro and Gamely to talk game invention with Richard Heayes at Virtual Play Creators Conference 2020

The session will be pre-recorded later this month, but we are putting your questions to the panellists, so if you have a question you’d like them to answer, please email it to billy@mojo-nation.com.

Find the gap

Inspired by Disney Plus series The Imagineering Story, Heayes Design’s Richard Heayes looks at why sometimes the most important element of a toy or game is actually the white space in-between all the eye-catching gizmos.

Here’s an idea…

Heayes Design’s Richard Heayes shines a spotlight on the importance of ideas management, and why the old saying, “If you love something, let it go” is especially apt when it comes to ideation.

Immersion excursion

Following a trip to Disney World, Heayes Design’s Richard Heayes looks at why toy and game designers should follow the lead of theme parks in striving for immersive experiences.

Putting time on design

Heayes Design and PlayLenz founder Richard Heayes shares his thoughts on the issue of how long it should take to develop a toy or game.

The future of play

Heayes Design and PlayLenz founder Richard Heayes shares his thoughts on what makes for a successful tech toy, and gazes into his crystal ball at what the future of this exciting sector has to offer.

The story behind Sceno

Heayes Design’s Richard Heayes talks us through the inspiration behind Sceno, his new line of themed panels that bring bricks to life.

The Crit

Heayes Design’s Richard Heayes takes a look at the single biggest issue most new inventors face: handling criticism.

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