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Nigerian students design software for visually impaired mobile users
16 Sep 15
Obafemi Awolowo University engineering students have built Humane – an app to make smartphone features more accessible to the blind.
Something Borrowed: Collage artist B. D. Graft goes back to paper and glue
15 Sep 15
German collage artist Brian de Graft started creating art as a pleasant distraction from his studies and it soon became his obsession.
This nippy little device is the world’s smallest phone charger
14 Sep 15
Weighing in at only ten grams, The Nipper is small enough to fit on your key-ring.
James Boock's 3-way sound system puts the performance back into music
9 Sep 15
Royal College of Art graduate James Boock has designed a sound system, which allows listeners to see how music is created by making it a more tangible process.
Nigerian students build zero-emission car
7 Sep 15
A team of Mechanical Engineering students of the University of Lagos have designed and built an electric and eco-friendly car.
Cuban students have developed an architectural model for hurricane risk management
2 Sep 15
Four Cuban architecture students have collaborated with community members to create a design to reduce the effects of hurricanes on the Caribbean island.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Barbara Peynot proposes that the urban nomad wear their home
29 Jul 15
Royal College of Art graduate Barbara Peynot has created The Urban Nomad Home Kit – a coat that turns into a shelter, complete with a window and wallpaper.
Studio Ayaskan's indoor ecosystem mimics the sensory experience of nature
27 Jul 15
The twin designers at London's Studio Ayaskan have designed Flow, an indoor ecosystem that captures the sensory experience of Mother Nature
Pack your GPS away and use marbles instead
20 Jul 15
Design graduate Sara Vrbinc has developed brAInfu.cc, a wayfinding system to rival the GPS.
Audio sculptures that modify your perception of the world
13 Jul 15
Are you grumpy? Özgün Kılıç’s graduation project hypothesizes that it might be because of the sounds around you.
Just a Band of Kenyan electro-heads
8 Jul 15
Jepthumba talks to Kenyan electronic music makers Just a Band, whose popularity has been growing since their 2008 debut album "Scratch to Reveal".
Jack Lennie designs a motorbike you can download
6 Jul 15
Tinker is a downloadable, no weld, motorcycle kit designed by Edinburgh Napier University graduate Jack Lennie
Rainbow-coloured gobbledygook by Joseph Atkinson
29 Jun 15
Cheeky Scottish illustrator-cum-animator Joseph Atkinson trawls the underbelly of the internet for inspiration.
India Harris translates photography into textiles
22 Jun 15
The textures and colours of film photography are the inspiration behind this University of Brighton graduate’s collection.
Alice Stewardson’s ceramics will make your mouth water
15 Jun 15
Alice Stewardson has designed and baked a collection of ceramics that look like they belong in the window display of a top French patisserie.
Photographs capture women’s struggles to leave behind sex work
8 Jun 15
Alexandra Dietz has shot a series of 20 images that will change the way you see prostitution.
3 films by South African artist Michael MacGarry
4 Jun 15
Contrary to what he might have you believe, Michael MacGarry's film work is not "all theory and no practice".
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