Founded by award-winning sustainable design experts Jamie Billing and Tracy Cordingley, UTCCH activates the latest design thinking and empowers people, communities and businesses to create positive environmental change. 

Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs
— Our Common Future: United Nations Report of the World Commission on Environment and Development.

Cutting-edge design and education combined with contemporary digital manufacturing technologies. 

Until The Cows Come Home offers a diverse range of sustainable product design and educational services, tailored to meet individual client needs. We work closely with forward-thinking organisations and institutions to deliver innovative ways of improving product lifetime and expert learning resources. We provide a complete service - from initial project scoping, through to concept and outline development to final project realisation and visualisation. Our projects are delivered on time and activate current sustainable design and educational practices. 

Above:   Design for Longerlife workshop delivered at Plymouth College of Art, UK. 

Above:  Design for Longerlife workshop delivered at Plymouth College of Art, UK. 

Sustainable Products

We work across a variety of different product sectors, including manufacturing, healthcare, community & education. We deliver a full list of traditional product design services and offer specialist consultancy in the areas of LongerLife Product Design and Closed Loop Thinking.  

Product Design Services

  • Product R & D: Market Research, User Intelligence, Feasibility Studies, Problem Definition & Brief Writing. 
  • Innovation: Project Ideation, Innovation Workshops,  Product Development & Brand Strategy. 
  • 3D Prototyping: Digital & Physical Modelling, Product Optimisation, Simulation Studies & Material Selection.
  • Design for Manufacture: Technical Drawings, CAD Rendering, Bill of Materials, Material & Product Design Specifications.
  • Product Visualisation: 3D Rendering, Product Illustration, Videos & Motion Graphics, Promotional Brochures, Marketing Materials, Powerpoints & Interactive Presentations. 

SPECIALIST PRODUCT CONSULTANCY

  • Whole Systems & Lifecycle Thinking.
  • Design for Reuse, Durability, Upgrade, Repair & Disassembly.
  • Green Materials Selection.
  • Product Lightweighting.

Above:  Secondlife Packaging Innovation for Nestle Confectionary.

Above: Secondlife Packaging Innovation for Nestle Confectionary.

Packaging Innovation

We work with FMCG companies and global brands to help deliver sustainable packaging solutions that are interactive and engaging. We offer a full graphic, brand and packaging design service and provide expert consultancy in the areas of Packaging Reuse and Secondlife design. 

Packaging Design Services

  • Research & Strategy: Market Research, Sector Analysis, Consumer Insight, Trend Analysis & Brand Strategy. 
  • Innovation: Ideation Sessions, Innovation Workshops, Prototype Modelling,
  • Prototyping: Ideation Sessions, 3D Concept Modelling, Packaging SKU's, User Testing,
  • Packaging for Manufacture:  Dieline Templates, Packaging Nets,  3D Structural Pack Specification.
  • Retail & POS: Brand & Marketing Materials, Posters & In-store Display. 

 

SPECIALIST Packaging CONSULTANCY

  • Packaging Sustainability.
  • Secondlife Packaging Design.
  • Design for Reuse.
  • Zero-Waste & Closed Loop Design. 

Above:  Expert online product design course for  Autodesk's Design Academy.

Above: Expert online product design course for Autodesk's Design Academy.

Expert Learning & Education

  • Scoping: Project Outlining & Statement of Works (SOW), Market Research & User Profiling, Course Objectives & Learning Outcome Definition, Programme, Course & Module Specification. 
  • Development: Traditional & E-Learning Content Development, Brief Writing & Lesson Planning, Teaching Materials & Digital Learning Assets (DLA), Scriptwriting & Course Authorship, Video & Audio Editing, Learning Content Management and Administration (LMS, LCMS & CMS).
  • Design: Project Illustration & Visualisation, Instructional Materials & Infographics, 3D Product Renders & CAD Modelling, Interactive Videos & Motion Graphics, Traditional Lectures and E-Learning Presentations, Professional Presentation, Public Speaking and Video Narration.

Expertise

  • Whole Systems & Lifecycle Thinking.
  • Design for Reuse, Durability, Upgrade, Repair & Disassembly.
  • Green Materials Selection.
  • Product Lightweighting.

Hands-on project management by leading sustainable product designers and expert educators. 

Jamie Billing

Jamie Billing: Technical Director

For 20 years, Jamie has worked as an educator, researcher and consultant in product design, packaging design, graphics, branding and new media. During this time, Jamie has also written, validated, established and managed contemporary design programmes and staff at BA, MA and PhD level. At UTCCH, Jamie’s uses his expertise and experience in Sustainability and Lifecycle thinking, to unlock and develop methods for improving the product footprint of a client's design and vitalise their learning products.

Jamie is an Associate Lecturer in Product Design at Plymouth University, UK and Faculty Fellow at Autodesk Inc.

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Tracy Cordingley: Creative Director:

Tracy has worked as a designer, educator, researcher and consultant for over 20 years. She has developed multiple design and learning materials for many public and private organisations at all levels. At UTCCH, Tracy uses her expertise in design strategy, commercial packaging, graphics, branding and sustainability to apply user insights, market trends and brand building strategies, activating innovation solutions for all of our client’s design and learning products. 

Tracy is an Associate Lecturer in Product Design at Plymouth University, UK and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.