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Brighton Designing for the Future winners

2010 Winner  : Harry Trimble - Interactive Exercise Mat 2011 Winner : Craig Barrow - Memorial Stone Runners Up : Jessica Hung Chloe Meineck & Hanna Mawbey 2012 Winner : Xenia Moseley - Family livedealer.co.nz Tree card game Runner Up : Florence Pike 2013 Winner : Holly Alexander - Story telling app Runner Up : Jack Durling Highly commended : Joshua Barnes -

2017-02-09T17:42:16+00:00DFF, DFF-Brighton|

Designing For the Future tackles ethics

In a new development for the Designing for the Future project, this year's  University of Brighton students were very lucky to  have the opportunity to meet Bobbie Farsides, Professor of Clinical and Biomedical Ethics at Brighton & Sussex Medical School. Given that design has the potential to dramatically change lives, it seems appropriate to pause

2017-03-08T15:28:31+00:00DFF, DFF-Brighton|

DFF 2017 gets underway

We were excited yesterday to launch Designing for the Future 2017 at the University of Brighton's newly refurbished Edward Street building. Now in its eighth year, hundreds of UK design students have taken part in this project devised by Philippa Aldrich of The Future Perfect Company to encourage designers to consider the challenges of ageing

2017-02-08T11:34:19+00:00DFF, DFF-Brighton, TFPC|

Student designs focus on reducing malnutrition in older adults

University of Brighton student Benson Pocock took second place in this year’s Designing for the Future Competition with his 5 Knives Concept which aims to tackle malnutrition in older people. Benson’s design is aimed at the 65+ demographic which is one of the biggest demographic cohorts today. In 2010 there were 524 million people worldwide aged

2017-01-24T10:14:07+00:00DFF, DFF-Brighton|

Students design for dementia, fall prevention and heart strain

This year’s Designing for the Future competition with the University of Brighton attracted a diverse range of entries. Runner up Nicole Andrews designed The Forget-Me-NOT!  which is aimed at, but not limited to, individuals with early stage dementia to help with memory issues. Nicole describes The Forget-Me-NOT! as follows : “Many people as they grow

2017-01-24T09:20:39+00:00DFF, DFF-Brighton|