Light and Building 2018 – PYRA Highlight at XICATO

 A surreal experience visiting the world’s biggest lighting trade fair and seeing your first term project on display with Xicato… Following on from my previous post, I visited Frankfurt on the weekend to visit the 2018 Light and Building Exhibition which was home to thousands of exhibiting companies, displaying their innovations and projects. Xicato had…

PYRA – XICATO Luminaire Project Winner

The Luminaire Project, our first full length project at University lasting 3 months long. My project “PYRA” is being exhibited at the Light and Build fair this year in Frankfurt. Sponsored by Xicato, Mike Stoane Lighting and the LET (Lighting Education Trust), we were given the task of designing a luminaire for either a domestic…

Modular Sound by B&O

Bang and Olufsen have created the speaker for those who love to customise and match their tech to their living spaces. BeoSound Shape is a wall-mounted wireless speaker system for design conscious music lovers – delivering immersive sound staging, a customizable design and integrated noise dampers for improved room acoustics. The BeoSound has been created…

Edu-Gear – Modular Gear Assistant for Children

  As part of my second year Design module in University, we worked on a week-long industry project. This year, we worked with a company called Frog Bikes who are a children’s bicycle company based in the UK. Frog bikes set us the brief of designing a concept product to either help the user (a…

LDF 2017

Just before my second year of University starts, all the new design fresher’s and returners head off to central London for a day in awe of some of the most innovative and up and coming designs of the year. I went to three exhibitions during the day, however I would have loved to have gone…

Pocket-sized Ally device tests for food allergens in restaurant meals — Dezeen

Brunel University graduate Imogen Adams has created a portable allergen tester designed to put people with food intolerances at ease during meals out. The palm-sized gadget, called Ally, takes its name from a play on the words “allergies” and “ally”, as in “friend”. It allows users to quickly detect any harmful substances that can provoke…

ANGLEPOISE // PAUL SMITH – Fast CAD

Whilst I’m spending my summer working as an intern in London, I thought I may as well continue the working momentum during my free evenings and weekends… Since visiting the Design Museum a few months ago in one of my last posts, I cannot stop thinking about how much I would like to own an…

My First Year Portfolio

Seeing as my first year of University is coming to an end and there are only a couple of exams left before freedom is mine, I thought it appropriate to share my portfolio for all of my first year design work. Click the link below to direct you to my page, with a brief description of…