Learn how to take product ideas from concept to reality. Develop the creative and technical design skills to create products which look good and work beautifully. Study in modern studios and workshops with the latest CAD and prototyping equipment. Gain experience on practical projects for real clients, with support from tutors with extensive professional experience.
Designed for intuity. Built for safety. The Degrees smart oven incorporates additional sensors to make cooking a relaxing, enjoyable and intuitive experience. With the interactive and customisable portable dial, users are able to move about whilst cooking, safe in the knowledge that their food will not burn without prior warning.
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H2U is a wearable water container for fitness runners. The design ensures that the product is comfortable and easy to use. Many fitness runners don’t carry a water bottle due to discomfort. This increases the risk of dehydration. H2U wearable water container aims to provide runners with prompt cool water and an enjoyable running experience.
WHAT WILL YOU CREATE:
WHAT WILL YOU CREATE seeks to challenge perceptions on materials, specifically plastic. By giving users the tools and knowledge to create their own bioplastic creations it hopes to spark intrigue, excitement and conversation about the possibilities of future materials. The final material produced by the creator is free to take any form, can be set rigid or flexible, and is fully compostable.
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Luft Fork is road bike fork
that prevents cyclists flying over the handlebars when they unexpectedly hit a pothole. Using CO2 canisters already carried by cyclists, Luft Fork provides an air-bag like system which is invisible until it activates automatically using sensors and provides suspension until manually reset.
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The SCOPUM archery target combines the portability of straw targets and the lightweight, easy
to replace, aspects of foam boss archery targets. SCOPUM is wall mountable for storage, then roll to the desired position, lower the back which then acts as a stand to begin shooting. SCOPUM also allows for replacement of its layered foam centre to allow for a long sustainable life.
The core vision of Vivid is to make time accessible to all, equal consideration for both sighted and visually impaired individuals. The Timepiece features twelve raised markers that are felt by touch. The left side for hours and the right for minutes, with an AM/PM indicator at the top of the face.
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Airband is a wearable air quality assistant which keeps users up-to-date with real-time air quality levels. It uses trusted environmentally sourced data to inform users of changes in air quality using a set of intuitive haptic vibrations. Airwear however can be used as a tool to create cleaner route alternatives and help users make informed decisions when trying to avoid areas with poor air quality.
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A new way of manufacturing performance skis has been developed, using structural designs, material and production processes, which together significantly reduce the impact on the environment, when compared to existing manufacturing methods.
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An Electric assisted cargo trike with complex leaning suspension system. Semi-recumbent seating and maintenance free drive-train. The battery is custom made with twice the capacity of current leading E-Trikes. Featuring integrated lights, 150 Litres of storage & carbon fibre hood, seat and mirrors the Navis is truly a luxury offering.
Parcelpak is a smart, versatile and secure parcel bag that makes home deliveries hassle free. A smartphone enabled lock makes it easy for delivery drivers to open, while the strong 3 layer bag design is tough against thieves.
Cyclewing Logger is a data logging system that measures close overtakes of cyclists by cars. The device can record the position of each overtake and mark them on an interactive map so areas of high danger can be identified to promote safer cycling in cities.
Proto-Mould is a rapid prototyping system that helps teach you about injection moulding. Proto-Mould allows you to rapid prototype moulds and parts for injection moulding. With its clear resin moulds, Proto-Mould help students understand the principles of injection moulding while encouraging them to try designing and making moulds themselves.
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Blending both a table and a sofa into one product, ZETA allows its users to change the function of a room from relaxing to dining and then back again in just a few seconds. Aimed at people who live in homes with limited available space, ZETA helps its users feel comfortable by reducing the overall space consumed by furnishings.
The Cinch lacing system allows hassle free and secure lacing for older adults looking to get outside and remain on top of their health. Using wireless lacing technology, any sports shoe can be converted into a hands free lacing experience, negating the hassles of reaching down to tie shoes and fiddling with laces.
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Make custom glasses with Opti-press. Using a simple pressing technique it is possible for anyone to use their recyclable plastic to make something different.
Start off by choosing online the frames you want to create. Choose the dimensions that fit your face shape. A customised mould will be manufactured to create the frames you have chosen. Have fun with experimenting with melting plastic and creating new things.
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