Gareth Ladley is an Irish industrial designer based in London. He is a graduate of BA(Hons) Design at University of Ulster (Belfast) and MA Industrial Design at Central Saint Martins (London). His design inv0lves a wide range of practice including consumer electronics,. consumer goods, service design, UI & UX, branding and commercial interiors. He has an interest in open source technology, the democratisation of manufacturing and sustainability of consumer electronics. His design methodology includes an agile process with lots of making and testing using hand crafting and exploring mechanisims using digital manufacturing techniques. During his Masters in 2015 his project Auxiliary Tools explored using a 3D printer in an industrial kitchen to create bespoke tools for chefs.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE & PARTNERS
Gareth has partnered with and worked for numerous companies over the past 10 years. Invaluable experience along with extensive knowledge of manufacturing has been gained working for small to medium sized consultancies and as a creative leader on 50+ projects since 2003.