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JetBlue and Acumen Design Associates unveil next-generation business class cabin

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Extendable lavatory brings comfort and dignity back to passengers

Dignity is coming back to the airline lavatory, which in recent years has been a source of growing complaints from passengers. At best they find newly slimmed-down lavatories on narrowbody aircraft difficult to move in, or more seriously have to enter backwards if they cannot turn around once inside. Visits to constrained lavatories will grow as narrowbody aircraft fly more…

JetBlue unveils new cabin interior

JetBlue unveils new A321neo cabin interior with seat 'backpack' stowage systems and a redesigned snack station renamed 'The Pantry'.

ANA reveals redesigned B777-300ER luxury cabins

All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest airline, has collaborated with highly regarded Japanese architect, Kengo Kuma, and leading British designers, Acumen to completely redesign the cabins of 12 of its Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.

Forbes rates Firefly as one of the best health tech gadgets of 2017

Firefly is a wearable that helps accelerate sports recovery after exercise and minor injury. It’s portable, has no leads or wires, and is worn behind the knee. Once attached, it delivers painless electrical impulses to gently activate the muscles of the lower leg to increase blood circulation.

Future Sport – Acumen celebrates double success for wearable tech at London Design Awards 2016

Acumen Design Associates has been recognised at the prestigious London Design Awards 2016, winning awards for its pioneering design work on both the geko® and firefly® devices. Taking home awards in two separate categories: the firefly® device won Gold in the Sport & Active Lifestyle category, whilst geko® was awarded Silver for Best Medical Product Design, and no doubt raises the bar for competitors.

BBC News interview Acumen CEO & founder Ian Dryburgh

In this exclusive live interview with the BBC, Ian Dryburgh, CEO and Founder of Acumen Design Associates lifts the lid on the innovations that have come from the Acumen studio, from premium aircraft interiors to life sciences and even round paper towels!
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