A spot of product design but of the highest quality. Where design meets functionality. We think it is fabulous. Read the whole article here.
Maggie's Cancer Caring Centres exemplify the importance of building design within healthcare, recovery and bereavement. Some of the biggest names in architecture such as Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry and Richard Rogers donated their time to create these amazing centres.
Have a look at the Maggie's website for more information and to see the beautiful buildings or watch the video below.
The time that hospitals were decidedly boring is most definitely over.
At the Royal London Children’s Hospital the kids have their own Wonderland-looking playground with a fantastic interior, great toys and a giant interactive television.
The interactive game, Woodland Wiggle, allows kids to paint pictures and play music through their own movements. Whilst creating the game, the designer considered movements that would be the most beneficial to their health.
To know more about the artist Chris O’Shea, have a look on his website.
Great design, even greater cause. How a children's toy can save lives? Look for yourself. Art at its best.
To know more about Massoud Hassani and his Mine Kafon, please visit his blog.
Future Culture: [ln]tangible Heritage | Design | Cross Media - NODEM Conference, 2-5 December 2012 (HK)
Beginning December NODEM, Network of Design & Digital Heritage, will open a very lively debate about heritage, conservation and everything that goes with it, especially the new issues around preservation of digital heritage.
No doubt a very interesting three days.The conference is free of charge and will be held mainly at Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, part of CityU. More information on the NODEM website.
We have been very busy the last two weeks with launching our latest project: a Lai See Design Competition. We have now toured all Design Colleges and Universities of Hong kong and are waiting for all the great designs to come in.
If you want to know a little bit more about our competition, please visit the website laisee.designnetworkasia.com
More news to follow soon!
Project A has set up an exciting competition to re-invent the rain jacket in sustainable materials. The competition is closed now and from what we have heard, the designs were amazing. The competition comes with a series of interesting workshops and talks. One of them this Saturday. Not to be missed!
More information on their website www.designnetworkasia.com or on facebook DNA House.
Tell me and I will forget;
show me and I may remember;
involve me and I will understand.
Old Chinese Proverb