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How a student designer came up with a “chap-style” prosthetic leg

As the world turns its attention to the paralympics and the Blade Runner, Oscar Pistorius, designer Hanna Mawbey describes how her sister's congenital illness triggered an interest in medical aids which led her to design a prosthetic leg which owes more to craft than technology. My interest in the design of medical equipment has its roots

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Prosthetic leg and knitted crutches stand out at New Designers Show

Yesterday I went to New Designers 2012, which is the UK's most important graduate design exhibition. Top of my list of stands to visit was the University of Brighton stand featuring the work of Hanna Mawbey. Hanna has been involved with our "Designing for the Future" Competition since last year.  Her work focusses on making medical equipment aesthetically pleasing and

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