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Ellihome takes on the assisted living market

We are always thrilled to see new entrants to the assistive technology market. I came across ellihome today which has been founded by sisters Olivia Robertson & Clare Cooper. Their vision is to increase the independence and wellbeing of older people by creating beautifully designed, high quality Assisted Living products. Olivia is a registered Occupational Therapist

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Ten ways to make creativity pay

Earning a living as an arts graduate can be daunting. If that full time design job does not appeal here are ten suggestions as to how to make money : Sell your work online, in shops or galleries Take a pitch at a local makers market Sell at exhibitions and pitch for public and private commissions

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Toyota Mobility Unlimited Challenge

Do you have an idea that could help change personal mobility forever?  The Toyota Mobility Foundation has contacted us to tell us about the Mobility Unlimited Challenge. The Toyota Mobility Foundation was established in 2014 to support the development of a more mobile society. The foundation uses Toyota’s expertise in technology, safety, and the environment

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Michael Aldrich Foundation

One of the many projects I have been involved with in 2017 is the re-invigoration of the Michael Aldrich Foundation of which I am a trustee. The Michael Aldrich Foundation is an independent charity which exists to promote education and in particular arts education. It has its origins in the University of Brighton with which

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Networking at the Royal Albert Hall

Last week, I attended a networking session at the Royal Albert Hall focused on professionals who support older people in the Charity and Arts sectors. The idea was to encourage the sharing of informal discussions on how older people and the Arts coincide and what opportunities can be provided for our ageing population. The Royal Albert

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Kindeo – a home for your stories

I was fortunate a couple of weeks ago to meet up with Seb Royce of Kindeo who demonstrated this new story telling app. Your family’s memory box With the Kindeo iPad app, you create short videos about your life with questions and helpful prompts to guide you. We store all your videos safely for you, to

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DFF alumnus explores sustainable design of everyday products

DFF alumnus Tom Meades has just graduated from the University of Brighton. Here he talks about his exciting final year project which explores sustainable alternatives to everyday product design. Over the past year I have been developing a range of Bluetooth Speakers, with the aim to find sustainable materials and processes that could be adopted by