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…

IKEA smart lights now play nicely with Apple HomeKit

IKEA’s Tradfri smart lighting line is an impressive system at a relatively affordable price point, and it just got even better. Earlier this year, IKEA announced that it would be integrating Tradfri with Apple’s HomeKit. Today, the Swedish furniture company pushed an update to all existing hubs that does just that. What’s more, Ikea bulbs…

The Best Lamp for your Bedside — Yanko Design

Once you’ve crawled into bed and gotten cozy, the last thing you want to do is get up or lean over to switch off the lights! Designed with this feeling in mind, BALAMP utilizes a unique on/off functionality to make going to bed and waking up a more enjoyable experience.It’s dish-shaped lamp features a flat… [Reblogged]…

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…

You Don’t Need Airpods to Go Wireless — Yanko Design

I have an entire box of broken earphones. Cords frayed, jacks bent, earpieces come undone. While I love the 3.5mm jack dearly, it’s no fable that the 3.5mm jack causes problems. Wires bend when you keep your phone in your jeans pocket, jacks become loose, affecting the sound quality while you walk. The solution is…

A New Spin on the Fan — Yanko Design

Ceiling fans do a great job of circulating cool air during the summer and moving hot air that has risen during the winter. However, they’re not practical in compact spaces with low ceilings and… well… they’re just plain ugly. Torus was designed with this two factors in mind and brings the same fan circulating functionality…

neri oxman 3D-prints large scale glass pillars at the LEXUS yet exhibition

Architect, designer, inventor and associate professor of the MIT media lab, neri oxman has created an installation made of 3D-printed glass columns celebrating LEXUS’ 10th edition at milan design week. set within la triennale di milano, the show highlights the brand’s yet philosophy, aiming to push the boundaries of creativity by fusing seemingly incompatible elements. following…

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…