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Allegro – making music with muscles

This year the Designing for the Future project with the University of Brighton produced many interesting designs for ageing. Here BSc sports product design student Arun Joshi talks about his design, Allegro which aims to reduce falls by strengthening leg muscles using music making : "Tasked with producing a product for the ageing population


Clever yet elegant jar opener

    Alex Matthams, a product design graduate from the University of Brighton recently impressed the Designing for the Future judges with his design for an innovative jar-opening device that deploys mechanical advantage to increase older user's capabilities. Kay utilises two forms of mechanical advantage to open a jar, firstly the handle, the handle