How Louis Pasteur Developed Preventative Treatments

Louis Pasteur’s vaccines have saved more lives than any other. His scientific accomplishments and breakthroughs earned him France’s highest decoration, the ‘Legion of Honour’ and consequently there are multiple institutes, hospitals, schools and buildings named after him because of the difference his work has made to modern pharmaceuticals. He used process thinking to build his […]

How Henry Ford Revolutionised Automobile Manufacturing

Henry Ford created an automobile that was affordable for the average worker and, whilst doing so, revolutionised mass manufacturing for the motor car industry. Growing up on a farm, Ford could have safely followed in his father’s footsteps and become a farmer. Instead, he followed his passion and became fascinated with mechanics. He began by […]

How Coco Chanel Altered the Constraints of Women’s Fashion

Known for her timeless ‘Little Black Dress’ and simple, sophisticated designs, Coco Chanel made fashion effortless and comfortable for women, dispelling the fashion ‘norms’ of the time, and introduced the concept of ‘unisex’ dressing. Yet Coco Chanel was far from born into luxury. She began life as an orphan, raised by nuns who taught her […]