Open 2 Design
Alpesh Patel, Vice President, Global Toy Design at TOMY, talks to us about Toomies, Jurassic Park and the one question he always asks himself…
How has lockdown changed how toy and game inventors pitch their concepts? What are some of the pros and cons of showing off ideas virtually? And what impact has the pandemic situation had on how inventors fuel their creativity? All this and more is explored in our ‘Pitching in Uncertain Times’ panel.
Open 2 Design’s Matt Burtonwood on his creative process, taking breaks – and patting his back while kicking himself…
As the co-founder of Open 2 Design, Matt Burtonwood is the brains behind a number of popular products. Recently, he and his business partner began pitching their own ideas, including the much-celebrated Rubik’s Cage.
Moose Toys UK, So Sound, Open 2 Design and Making Things to share tips on how graduates can succeed in the toy space at New Designers 2020
The session will give an in-depth guide as to what life as a toy designer and freelance inventor looks like, delving into the various routes recent graduate can take to give themselves the best chance of working in the toy space.
Mojo Nation’s Billy Langsworthy, Open 2 Design’s Matt Burtonwood and Quirk inventor Emma May to speak at London Toy Fair’s Student Seminar
“It’s integral that, as an industry, we do all we can do to encourage a fresh wave of product design talent to choose the toy and game space as a career destination,” said Billy Langsworthy, co-founder of Mojo Nation.
Design roundtable: Sweet Spot Studio, Bang Zoom and Open 2 Design talk industry shifts, creativity and recent successes
We caught up with figures from Bang Zoom, Open 2 Design and Sweet Spot Studio Inc to learn more about how 2018 was for them and what they think of the state of play moving into this year.