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Active Minds runs workshop for DFF

We were delighted to welcome back Active Minds' Head of Design, Alice Osborne, who this week ran a workshop for our Designing for the Future students at the University of Brighton. Since 2010 Active Minds have been researching, designing and developing activities to improve the quality of life for people living with dementia. Our mission

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Active Minds – activity products for dementia

Since 2010 Active Minds have been researching, designing and developing activities to improve the quality of life for people living with dementia. Our mission is and will continue to be, to create positive, mindfully designed, human-centred activity products and games to help people lead active lives. Head of Design, Alice Osborne, has been working with

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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

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Digital compass aims to tackle ageism

Joint winner of this year’s Designing for the Future with the University of Brightonwas Eli Heath who designed Pebble, a digital compass which aims to tackle ageism head on. Eli describes his project as follows: “WHAT IS IT? Pebble is a hand-held, digital compass. Pebble tackles ageist material division and prejudice within product design.

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Inclusive kettle wins DFF Collyer’s 2016

A modern, stylish and inclusive kettle wins this year’s Designing for the Future Competition at The College of Richard Collyer. Designing for the Future, run by The Future Perfect Company, encourages student designers to think about the challenges affecting our ageing population – and to create innovative and attractive designs which allow older people

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Dial phone inspired pill box wins DFF Collyers

A dial phone-inspired pill box has won this year’s Designing for the Future Competition at The College of Richard Collyer. Designing for the Future,encourages student designers to think about the challenges affecting our ageing population – and to create innovative and attractive designs which allow older people to continue to live meaningful, enjoyable, active

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