September 5, 2014

The spoon for people with shaky hands

March 21, 2014
Construction kits

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Let’s forget gender orientated plastic toys and get kids making. I’ve found that the coolest construction kits available are not a box full of dismantled parts but tools that facilitate real world play and discovery. From sticks to straws, and cardboard to cups, these collections are about exploration.

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I’ve loved Makedofor a while and have finally got around to…

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March 11, 2014
In the Making at the Design Museum

In the Making at the Design Museum

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There’s an quiet beauty in the making of things. The Design Museum’s latest exhibition, In the Making, is curated by the awesome duo of Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby, and celebrates the lesser known moments in the processes that bring our loved objects into being. Contrary to the typical white exhibition space, this petite collection is shown against velvety black backdrop with emotive lighting;…

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February 15, 2014
Poliakoff at Musee d&#8217;art ModerneParis’ Musee d’art Moderne plays host to an expansive retrospective of Serge Poliakoffthrough 150+…View Post

Poliakoff at Musee d’art Moderne

Paris’ Musee d’art Moderne plays host to an expansive retrospective of Serge Poliakoffthrough 150+…

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January 18, 2014
Emotionally Durable Design‘Emotionally Durable Design’ by Jonathan Chapmanis underpinned by the premise that waste is the…View Post

Emotionally Durable Design

‘Emotionally Durable Design’ by Jonathan Chapmanis underpinned by the premise that waste is the…

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January 13, 2014
Junior: your lamp as a petHow can designers create more satisfying, mutually enhancing partnerships between user and product?…View Post

Junior: your lamp as a pet

How can designers create more satisfying, mutually enhancing partnerships between user and product?…

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January 9, 2014
Streetbank: sharing in your neighbourhoodStreetbank is the overwhelmingly awesome website that allows you to share your products and skills…View Post

Streetbank: sharing in your neighbourhood

Streetbank is the overwhelmingly awesome website that allows you to share your products and skills…

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January 2, 2014
When inspiration is a one linerOn blogs, social media sites and even in magazines, often products that get the most attention have…View Post

When inspiration is a one liner

On blogs, social media sites and even in magazines, often products that get the most attention have…

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December 12, 2013
Supermarkets for Social ChangeWhether it’s a pleasure or a constant cause of stress and anxiety, shopping for food will always…View Post

Supermarkets for Social Change

Whether it’s a pleasure or a constant cause of stress and anxiety, shopping for food will always…

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November 29, 2013
Design in the assistive sectorDuring our lifetime, almost one in two of us will be affected by a disability. Thankfully there’s a…View Post

Design in the assistive sector

During our lifetime, almost one in two of us will be affected by a disability. Thankfully there’s a…

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November 28, 2013
Warhol at Palazzo RealeFor the next few months the beautiful city of Milan plays host to a compilation of Andy Warhol’s…View Post

Warhol at Palazzo Reale

For the next few months the beautiful city of Milan plays host to a compilation of Andy Warhol’s…

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November 5, 2013
Jonathan Yeo at the Portrait GalleryI’m completely fascinated with portraiture. Immediately connecting with the subject, deciphering…View Post

Jonathan Yeo at the Portrait Gallery

I’m completely fascinated with portraiture. Immediately connecting with the subject, deciphering…

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October 28, 2013
A new age of wheelchair design6.4 million people in the UK have impaired mobility, revealing the immense scale of the potential…View Post

A new age of wheelchair design

6.4 million people in the UK have impaired mobility, revealing the immense scale of the potential…

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October 2, 2013
Products at 100% DesignThis year’s 100% Designwas as packed – and overwhelming – as ever. I tend to gravitate towards the…View Post

Products at 100% Design

This year’s 100% Designwas as packed – and overwhelming – as ever. I tend to gravitate towards the…

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September 22, 2013
Music Memory Box by Chloe MeineckThis year’s Designers in Residenceat the Design Museum are focused on the theme of identity. Design…View Post

Music Memory Box by Chloe Meineck

This year’s Designers in Residenceat the Design Museum are focused on the theme of identity. Design…

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