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MBFWCT 2015: The future of SA fashion is looking bright
3 Aug 15
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town (MBFWCT) raised the local fashion pulse and showed the world what to expect next from South Africa.
This wearable uses your skin to enhance your body awareness
5 Aug 15
Flair is a wearable that uses the sensors in your skin to enhance your perception of your body and the world around you.
Charlotte Slingsby is using plastic strands to generate wind energy
12 Aug 15
Charlotte Slingsby’s wind-energy generator doesn’t need hectares of land and costly turbines: it only uses a sheet of plastic and clever design and engineering.
A sterilisation kit for medical tools has been designed for hospitals in developing countries
17 Aug 15
ECAL graduate Jordane Vernet has designed a sterilisation kit that uses less water and energy, making it suitable for hospitals in developing countries.
The happy union of plastic water sachets and vernacular architecture
19 Aug 15
Architecture student Anna Webster uses the plastic water sachets made popular in marathons as a key element in the design of this Ghanaian mud hut.
People in rural India can generate electricity during their daily walk with Jhoule
24 Aug 15
Parsons graduate Yogita Agrawal has designed Jhoule, a device that gives rural communities in India a reliable source of energy by harnessing their daily walk.
Ally Form can prevent accident victims from bleeding out
26 Aug 15
Ally Form by Ela Neagu is changing the home first aid kit with an easy-to-use self-applicable bandage designed to stop bleeding out from severe wounds.
CUT by Dar Laor is a visual response to the myths of gender normality
31 Aug 15
"CUT", a quirky animation by Dar Laor, is a contemporary take on the myths that surround what is normal and natural in the realms of gender and identity.
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