PSFK Conference Speaker Interview: Eoin Billings
One half of Billings Jackson Design shares his inspirations and professional strategy in the lead up to his talk at the PSFK New York Conference 2011.
Eoin Billings will be one of the speakers at our upcoming PSFK CONFERENCE NY 2011. A founding partner of Billings Jackson Design, he is responsible for architectural project work, and has worked as an industrial designer in architecture for twenty years. Eoin won the graduate’s Gold Medal from the Society of Designers in Ireland in 1991 and went on to run major projects for the in-house industrial design department at Grimshaw where he met his business partner, Duncan Jackson. Collaboration is key to Eoin’s professional approach and he runs regular design strategy workshops, drawing from a wide network of experts to fast-track the design development process. He is particularly interested in developing methods where craft, tools, materials and technology can be exploited to improve the time to manufacture and the quality of solutions. In anticipation of the conference, we bring you a few thoughts from Eoin: