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Using e-drawings

Making the decision to bring in external skills and services isn’t always easy or straightforward. Making the decision to bring in external skills and services isn’t always easy or straightforward. Taking the first step is a hurdle in itself. But secondly, it can be hard to know how what criteria to use in finding the […] Read more

Intelligent Property Protection (Patents)

If you’re in the process of designing or developing a new product or technology, you will at some point need to consider how you will protect your invention. Many people immediately think of ‘patent’ protection as the default form of intellectual property protection, but patents are not always the most appropriate or cost effective option. […] Read more

CDT Sponsor the Anglet Beach Rugby Festival

We’re delighted to be sponsoring a team at this year’s Anglet Beach Rugby festival. Our product designer, Jack Lowe, will be taking part in the festival. We caught up with him to find out a bit more about the event.   How long have you been playing rugby? I started playing rugby when I was […] Read more

Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credits

Whether you’re a young start up or an established business with a strong product development process, every little helps. So, it makes sense to take advantage of whatever tax breaks you’re entitled to. For companies with an active research and development (R&D) function, it can add up to thousands of pounds’ worth of expenditure. But, […] Read more

Not so long ago, the thought of having intelligent droids walking around our homes had always been something we could only imagine, but the latest innovations seem to be making the reality of that seem much more possible. Here we have rounded up four of our favourite robots unveiled in the past 12 months. 3D-printing […] Read more

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our customers and wish them all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Our office’s will be closed between the 20th December and the 6th January, to allow our hard-working staff a Christmas break. This year, we have decided not to send out Christmas […] Read more

2019 in review

This year has been a busy one! We’ve had the pleasure of working with an amazing team of 18 engineers across our app, hardware and software teams. Together, we’ve been working across a wide variety of projects and sectors including; medical, consumer kitchen, sports leisurewear, electrical safety, hygiene, science, fire safety and architectural. A few […] Read more

A future without plastic?

The last two years have seen a surge in innovative ideas to go plastic free, making the prospect of a plastic free world seem that bit more possible. Here’s a round-up of our favourite design moments in the movement away from plastic from the past couple of years. Plastic alternative made of fish waste Lucy […] Read more

Back in October 2018, the team at Kangular approached Cambridge Design Technology (CDT) with their innovative new concept for a contemporary outdoor screen system. “We found CDT whilst browsing on the web, looking for a Professional CAD and Design studio to model up the Kangular product range and produce high specification manufacturing drawings. From the […] Read more

2019 in review

Basic details: Name: Toby Sayer Company Role: Product Designer Favourite quote: “Design adds value faster than it adds costs.” – Joel Spolsky   What do you do at Cambridge Design Technology? It is my job to best understand what the client has envisioned in their product and use my experience to add value to the […] Read more

About Us

Basic details: Name: Jack Lowe Company Role: Product Designer Favourite quote: Creativity is contagious, pass it on – Albert Einstein   What do you do at Cambridge Design Technology? Since returning to CDT as a qualified Product Designer, I have lots more responsibility when it comes to managing projects, clients and the larger workload. To […] Read more

Jon Plumb

Basic details: Name: Jon Plumb Company Role: Founder and Product Designer Favourite quote: The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty – Winston Churchill – amongst many other Churchill quotes What do you do at Cambridge Design Technology? When taking on board any development project, it is important […] Read more

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