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Illustrator Sinalo Ngcaba wishes you a black Christmas
24 Dec 15
A South African illustrator sends Christmas greetings inspired by her African heritage.
Stephanie Rittler designs a mobile pushcart that upcycles old plastic
16 Dec 15
Streetplastic designed by Stefanie Rittler is a mobile manufacturing unit that produces new plastic bag designs out of old ones.
Marcus Marritt sketches from the silver screen
15 Dec 15
Leicester-based artist Marcus Marritt creates bold illustrations of sultry characters that are often inspired by movie scenes.
Personal air purifiers clean the air wherever you go
9 Dec 15
Fabian Zeijler designed momentum and pūrificātum, personal air purifiers that you can take with you to anywhere.
Eindhoven graduate designs clothes made out of human hair
7 Dec 15
Alix Bizet, a French graduate at the Design Academy Eindhoven, has designed a collection of clothes made of human hair.
Compact, user-friendly instrument teaches prisoners to play music
2 Dec 15
Jeroen Heeren has designed an all-purpose keyboard to teach prisoners music.
Eating alone is normal and this design makes it more comfortable
30 Nov 15
Eating alone has become almost as common as eating with other people – this design for solitary dining makes this new eating culture more comfortable.
Hack household goods to create imaginative toys for children
25 Nov 15
David van der Stel has designed Hackjes, a set of connectors and add-ons created to help you "hack" household objects into creative objects.
Robin Bernstein captures people and what they leave behind
23 Nov 15
“Textures of place” is the best way to try and describe Robin Bernstein’s photographs – he captures people and the things that they have to leave behind.
A garment making process that translates bodily movements into clothes
18 Nov 15
Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Jessica Smarsch has digitally captured muscle movements and used them to create bespoke textiles for her fashion range.
A design that considers nationality to be the most precious social resource
16 Nov 15
Stefania Vulpi has designed a conceptual online system that allows a network of people to share their nationality and the social benefits that come with it.
3 young African architects focussing on human-centred design
11 Nov 15
With our attention on shelter solutions, we highlight three young African architects committed to changing their landscapes.
Vera de Pont designs clothing for a world submerged in water
4 Nov 15
Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Vera de Pont designs garments and accessories for inhabitants of an imaginary underwater planet.
Are crickets in cocktails a viable solution to food shortage?
28 Oct 15
Graduates from the School of Visual Arts, Lucy Knops and Julia Plevin have co-founded Critter Bitters, a cocktail bitters made with toasted crickets.
Are dogs the future of frail care?
26 Oct 15
Design Academy Eindhoven student Archibald Godts considers the future of frail care where dogs become helpers to those too frail to care for themselves.
Graphic artist G&Sans starts every piece with a pencil
14 Oct 15
Illustrator Girolamo Giannatempo, known as G&Sans, explores the irrational world with his bright, blob-like, humanoids.
Dutch student designs a mobile system to encourage recycling in Nepal
14 Oct 15
Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Pim van Baarsen designed “Holy Crap” – a Nepal-based incentive scheme to promote waste separation, awareness and recycling.
Graduate brings designs from books and movies to life
12 Oct 15
Daniela Treija’s Design Academy Eindhoven graduate project translates imaginary inventions from books and films into real-life designs.
Egyptian students design honey-spun band-aids for diabetics
7 Oct 15
Egyptian students designed a new silver and honey-laced material to accelerate the healing speed of diabetics’ wounds.
Getting milk to the market is helping Rwandan genocide survivors
5 Oct 15
Rwandan genocide survivors received cows from the government but were unable to sell their milk at the local market until Chantal Butare came along.
The Polish student breaking into fashion photography with edgy imagery
30 Sep 15
Polish-born Angelika Wierzbicka hasn’t even graduated and she already has a striking collection of fashion editorials with top indie magazines.
Israeli student designs medieval-style chainmail for urban wearers
28 Sep 15
Bezalel Academy graduate Nitzan Kish is using 3D printing to make clothes that protect women from sexual assault in urban centres.
This robot never loses at rock-paper-scissors
23 Sep 15
Students at the University of Tokyo have designed Janken, a robot that beats its human competitor at rock-paper-scissors every single time.
This design compresses agricultural waste into charcoal briquettes for cooking
21 Sep 15
Dalhousie University student, Keilah Bias has invented a pressing machine that turns agricultural waste into briquettes for cooking in impoverished communities.
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