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Oneware: The one-hand only kitchenware
30 Aug 16
Singaporean Industrial Design student creates a range of utensils to aid those with disabilities in the kitchen.
IDENTITY: The prosthetic replacements for fingerprint authentication
26 Aug 16
Design student creates rubber fingertips to better protect your privacy.
Intimate Strangers: When the madam is away, the help will slay
10 Aug 16
Puleng Mongale's photo series Intimate Strangers will be released in instalments. The first part is a social commentary on labour relationships in South Africa.
Match your body movements to the sound of your heart
5 Aug 16
Material Futures graduate Lesley-Ann Daly looks into how wearables and implants can give the user a more visceral connection to their bodies.
Healing, Movement, Stimulation: Design for phantom pain
3 Aug 16
Central Saint Martins Material Futures graduate Niloufar Esfandiary has designed rehabilitation tools for post-amputation patients to prevent phantom limb pain.
The Eco-Grill: A safe, sustainable and portable cooker
21 Jul 16
Industrial designer Sam Troop has come up with a safe, efficient and sustainable portable cooker, created using circular design principles.
Laduma Ngxokolo: Design for safer circumcision rituals
20 Jul 16
Young South African designer Laduma Ngxokolo looks into how you can make Xhosa circumcision rituals safer in his Central Saint Martins graduate project.
A medical icon kit for low literacy communities
4 Jul 16
Graphic design student Jonathan Stannard has won an RSA Design Award for his medical symbol kit to help people in low literacy areas understand their medicines.
Si-Low: A low-cost grain storage unit for Africa
1 Jul 16
Anthony Brown has developed the Si-Low, a low-cost grain storage unit to help prevent farmers in Africa from loosing their grain after they harvest.
Enabled by design: A way finding system that considers the disabled
30 Jun 16
A More Inclusive Pedestrian Wayfinding System builds on the existing "Legible London" system to create an enhanced and more user-friendly navigation system.
A new human-centred packaging system for ARV medication in Africa
29 Jun 16
A new system for the packaging of AIDS-related virus medication in Sub-Saharan Africa thinks more holistically about the user's needs.
CROSS.CULTURES is an exploration into heritage, personal influences and culture
23 Jun 16
Despite their highly different cultures, Cebisa Mafukuzela and Georgina Campbell found a way to celebrate their heritage through their project CROSS.CULTURE.
Twenty-Fifty: A visualisation of the world’s food crisis
22 Jun 16
Designer Gemma Warriner is trying to make the global food crisis we face in 2050 accessible by representing the data in vegetables.
Re-thinking South African education
7 Jun 16
UCT Upstarts invites students to redesign the education system in South Africa.
Not Yet Decided: A social experiment in superposition
3 Jun 16
A group of young Lithuanian architects are proposing a social project based on Schrödinger's cat, the thought experiment.
Welcome Shelter: Charlie Redman’s kinetic dining experience
1 Jun 16
Architecture student Charlie Redman designed an outdoor structure that functions in any weather.
New African Photography Exhibition hosted in New York
10 May 16
African artists and photographers are getting some serious attention and exposure overseas. Here's a look at one current exhibition in New York.
Helen Borg’s illustrations prove that a little bit of cheek goes a long way
6 Apr 16
Using a handful of quirk and a pinch of cheek, Helen Borg’s illustrations question and mock the pleasures and emotions surrounding desire in our society.
A moss wall that creates clean, green energy
2 Mar 16
Graduate Elena Mitrofanova has designed a modular system that generates electricity from moss.
Using DIY-biotechnology, Kazuya Kawasaki is changing the fashion of the future
24 Feb 16
Kazuya Kawasaki is a graduate of Keio University and a bio-activist using speculative design to pursue the possiblities of growing materials for fashion.
A tool to remotely monitor and support the rehabilitation of mastectomy patients
17 Feb 16
Pia Nyakairu has developed a wand-like product and app, which allows physiotherapists to monitor the progress of mastectomy patients over a digital platform.
Dutch students 3D print steel frame for Arc Bicycle
8 Feb 16
A team of students at the Delft University of Technology have printed the first stainless steel bike using a welding-based 3D-printing technique.
Young Mexico City architecture practice will knit a neon canopy over the MoMA
3 Feb 16
Escobedo Solíz Studio, a Mexico City-based studio has won MoMA’s Young Architecture Program with their bid to knit a neon canopy over the museum’s garden.
South African nuclear physicist designs bag to charge your phone wirelessly
1 Feb 16
Shalton Mothwa is prototyping Aeon Power, a laptop bag capable of harnessing ambient telecoms signals and converting them into electrical energy.
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