"Exercise mat for older people bags Future Perfect Award Tue, 8 Jun 2010 | By Emily Pacey An interactive exercise mat and storybook for older people has won first prize in a competition to design products for an ageing population. University of Brighton 3D design student Harry Trimble scooped the Designing for the Future
We are delighted to announce that the winner of the "Designing for the Future" competition is BA (Hons) 3D Design second year student, Harry Trimble. Harry won first prize in The Future Perfect Company and University of Brighton competition to encourage designers to think about the challenges that an ageing population presents – and to
What happens when you get a lot of passionate, creative people in one place? They start to re-design the world. This is what happened at an event organised by Enabled by Design last week at the London Design Museum. Enabled by Design set up by Denise Stephens in 2008 aims to challenge the one-size-fits-all
Ready for some more designs? Next up is something a bit more conceptual. Pet by Jono Redden Jono Redden Jono's starting point was that we all need to stay in touch with those close to us to avoid feeling lonely so he has designed a light which serves as a reminder of
In the new year The Future Perfect Company will be changing. Gone will be the shop and instead the emphasis will shift to “Designing for the Future”. And here’s why. When I opened the shop 6 years ago, it was an attempt to focus on the ageing market. I was in my late 40s
According to The Times this week, families who build flats for their grandparents could get tax breaks of up to £20,000 under proposals being considered by a centre-right think-tank closely linked to David Cameron. Iain Duncan Smith, who is lined up to head a new Department for Children and Social Justice under a
This week's Design Week featured a photo of our innovative double handled teapot made for us by Reckless Designs.