MAID Student Pan Wang wins Electrolux Desig Lab Competition 2014"/>
Future Hunter Gatherer provides a way for the family to connect through gamification of food preparation. Hunting, Fishing and gathering to bring fun and quality ingredients to a healthy lifestyle.Read More
MA Industrial Design graduate Cécile Maïa Pujol’s Lady B chair has gone into production and will be on sale in all Roche Bobois showrooms from Autumn 2014. The chair was designed by Cécile as part of an MA Industrial Design client brief for Roche Bobios in 2012.Read More
The Design Council prize and title Future Pioneer was awarded for the Altenet. A project that includes a reimagined internet that puts user privacy at its heart. It is the second year that the prize has been awarded to an MAID graduate.
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Three MAID students: Anne Couvert-Castera, Srishti Mokha and Pan Wang have passed the first stage of the 2014 Electrolux Design Lab competition. The design concepts explore the future of healthy homes and the theme of culinary enjoyment. The next stage of the competition depends on a public vote. Read on to find out more about the concepts and to vote for the entries.
Central Saint Martins BA Product & MA Industrial Design have received The Queens Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education. The prize is awarded in recognition of world class excellence and contribution to creative economy.Read More
Wired have published on the recent collaboration between MAID and MACD graduates working with News UK on their News 3.0 initiative looking to ‘think the unthinkable about the future of news.’ The article outlines the collaboration and comments on the work showcased in London in September.
Think the unthinkable about the ‘Future of News’. That was News UK’s challenge to a group of Central Saint Martins graduates from MA Industrial Design and MA Communication Design. We were asked to research and develop user insights and translate these into concepts in response to the brief and the results were on display for the media industry the News 3.0 Innovation Café.
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Born out of MA Industrial Design Philosophical Toys is a collaborative agency dedicated to the promotion of critical thinking in design. The philosophical toy, a device that has traditionally educated and entertained, is the starting point for this exhibition of contemporary design. These are projects that use enchantment and estrangement to question the ordinary and even bring about social change.
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The Scarcity Project is a major installation by MAID alumnus Paulo Goldstein at Central Saint Martins. Answering the question: “What if instead of adding, one redistributes what is there already?”. Building on his previous inquiry through design Repair is Beautiful the final room is a brilliant demonstration of how creativity might be exercised under conditions of scarcity.
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As a Design Council Future Pioneer Lucie will be showing her ImPatients project at 100% Design during the London Design Festival. She was awarded the accolade in July for the project that aims to improve the health outcomes of those with type 1 diabetes by giving people information and greater control. From DIY insulin pumps to built-in tattoo kits, the project sees people more personally involved with their treatment.
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Masami will show The Milk of Human Kindness: Feeding a debate on food waste through material innovation at the London Design Festival. The project is one of 30 cutting edge projects selected for exhibition in The Fifth element which looks at Science Technology and Process in Design.Read More
MA Industrial Design at CSM is included in Frame magazines review of the top 30 graduate schools offering Product and Industrial design courses. The featured schools are selected based on a list of criteria including the quality of the graduation work, the employability and success of former students, the list of lecturers, and their reputation in the design industry.
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The accolade is awarded for Barouillet’s ImPatients project. The project aims to give control to people with type 1 diabetes and help them manage their treatment. It does it in pretty imaginative ways. As well as creating a kit for people to build their own insulin pumps (cost-effective and hands-on) Barouillet also proposed in-built tattooing kits in insulin injectors, to make a difficult process more enjoyable.
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Paolo Nazzari and Plarent Berhamaj beat designers from across Europe who were invited to participate in the Linking Europe competition. Invitations were sent to over 800 universities and colleges , asking them to come up with a creative design for the livery of one of Vueling’s Airbus A320s.Read More
MA Industrial Design and MA Textile Futures students design ‘furniture of the future’ for Roche Bobois UK. 50 students on the CSM MA Industrial Design and MA Textiles Futures course were challenged by Nicolas Roche of furniture company Roche Bobois to design the living room furniture of the future as part of an exciting new Sponsored Project.Read More
The 2nd “Orange Jeunes Designers” (“Orange Young Designers”) international competition of ideas, invited 58 young designers to devise 37 projects in response to the theme “How to live a better home life, tomorrow, thanks to digital technologies?”
The Vision prize was shared by two entrants including MAID’s Szu-Wen Wang for her project “BlahBlah”, and the “Jury’s Favourite” was awarded to Victor Johansson of Central Saint Martins for his project, “Cloud of Things”
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Orange hands you the keys
For several years, connected homes have looked like they will be one of the big revolutions of the digital era. Orange posed this question to MAID. The work released enable manufacturers and other digital actors to develop new proposals which better meet customers’ needs. For Orange, it provides the opportunity to develop its ideas about connected habitats for tomorrow.
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Microsoft tasked MA Industrial Design students to conceptualise ideas which demonstrated new thinking in computer interaction – challenging each to devise possible alternatives to the mouse and keyboard or, alternatively, visualise technologies that could be used in the future, based on emerging tech trends of today. The designs were showcased in an exhibition at CSM where Victor Johansson was named Microsoft Young Designer of the Year.Read More