In Profile: Advanced Design Group, Collins Aerospace

Collins Aerospace have been shortlisted for Cabin Design (Business / First Class) Award in The International Yacht & Aviation Awards 2020. Read more about the Advanced Design Group from Collins Aerospace below:

Name: Advanced Design GroupCollins Aerospace

Company: Collins Aerospace

Position within company: Industrial Designers, Engineers, and Visualization Experts


Tell us a little about your background in design:
Our internationally diverse design team comes from a background in transportation, architecture, consumer product design, and visualization. We are a collective group that stem from different sized organizations, from manufactures to bespoke design firms, to form an award-winning team. We are leaders in the industry and our designers and engineers have earned global recognition for their unique, ingenious designs. Each designer and engineer is proud of their backgrounds and alma maters, drawing from some of the best talent in design schools around the world.

How would you describe your personal design style?
Our team has eclectic design styles that form a foundation to inspire from and each designer focuses on the user to develop designs that address comfort, usability and enhanced travel experience.

Where does your design inspiration come from?
Inspiration draws from style, brand, and cultural significance for each unique customer.

In what direction do you feel that design is moving towards in a general sense?
Design is moving towards a more innovation use of technology and materials.

Name five key themes to consider when approaching design in 2020 and beyond.
Innovation, technology, materials, brand, and cultural significance

If you could offer one piece of advice when it comes to design schemes, what would it be?
Invest in design form-language and the meaning behind it for each customer, taking account to both brand and culture.

How important are The International Yacht & Aviation Awards?
This award is uniquely important as a premier collective showcasing the creative efforts to a global design community, with a focus on luxury and the vision of design.

What projects are you currently working on?
From custom seats and lighting to uniquely crafted spaces for collaboration, relaxation and efficiency, helping define and realize the distinctive cabin experience passengers associate with customers’ brand and passenger service expectations.

What are your aims and goals for the next twelve months?
We are working on the latest innovations in aviation, solving tough challenges on safe and reassuring travel experience during a global pandemic.

 Final thoughts; tell us a little more about yourself and your daily inspirations:

Your most treasured possession?
Our imagination

Your favourite holiday destination?
Flying anywhere, especially with a paradise destination

Your favourite hotel, restaurant & bar?
Five stars and cozy environments

Your favourite book, film & song?
Imaginative stories, dynamic scenes, and classic tunes.

Your favourite food and drink?
We are a collective group of foodies.

Your favourite way to spend an afternoon?
Making the impossible possible

If you weren’t a designer, what would you be?
Rockstar? Astronaut? Painter? – The list is possibly endless but it would include creativity.

Anything else interesting?
Design, it makes life more exciting

Collins Aerospace have been shortlisted for Cabin Design (Business / First Class) Award in The International Yacht & Aviation Awards 2020.

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