James Dyson: Reinventing Britain

“James Dyson has made millions by allowing us to see the dirt we suck up. As he calls for more inventors, Lucy Siegle asks him about manufacturing abroad, design disasters and whether he could build a nuclear reactor”

read the full article here – James Dyson: Reinventing Britain | Technology | The Observer.

,,,”His enthusiasm and ability to humanise the workings of the materials and the structure is infectious (next day I find myself googling magnets to find out what they are actually made from). ..”

…..”Dyson does not have a problem speaking his mind, or indeed being heard, and he’s done a good job of keeping the topic of industrial design in the news. Take his recent suggestion that Chinese students were stealingintellectual property from UK universities, which caused a minor storm….”

…..”And when can we see your next invention, I ask. “When it’s ready!” And with that, Dyson’s chief engineer bounces off to the R&D laboratory.

Entries for the James Dyson Award are open until 2 August. To enter, visit jamesdysonaward.org

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One Comment to “James Dyson: Reinventing Britain”

  1. .. 1947- .British inventor entrepreneur and industrialist Dyson first came to notice with his design of the Ballbarrow which won a Building Design Innovation Award 1977 . In 1993 Dyson opened a Research Centre and Factory in Chippenham Wiltshire producing the DC01 cleaner which became the best-selling cleaner in the market place. Dyson objects have become style icons reflected in the 1996 launch of the colourful limited edition DC02 vacuum cleaner the standard edition of which was awarded Millenium Product status by the in 1998.

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