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Winners 2014

COLLABORATIVE CONSUMPTION
Sponsored by the Patricia Tindale Legacy and Priestmangoode

Design a product or service that gets better or more useful the more people use it so that sharing becomes more attractive and viable.

 Joshua Dean, Kingston University

Joshua Dean, Kingston University

Project: Sharing High-Idle Products Through Libraries, a service that enables people to borrow seldom-used products from their local libraries, and in the process, reinvigorates libraries as relevant, valuable public services.

Award: Joint winner of the Patricia Tindale Legacy Award

Samuel Hoh, Leeds College of Art

Samuel Hoh, Leeds College of Art

Project: Aye Skipper, a logistics service and application that enables businesses to offer clean and safe waste materials/products to their local community, thereby reducing waste and associated disposal costs, and supporting reuse and upcycling of useful materials.

Award: Joint winner of the Patricia Tindale Legacy Award

 Lee Clarke, De Montfort University

Lee Clarke, De Montfort University

Project: The Community Rail, a system for leasing bulky items, for example vacuum cleaners, which is installed in communal areas of limited space accommodation such as single room flats or student halls. The communal rail eliminates unnecessary ownership of bulky equipment, whilst providing a space for social interaction among residents.

Award: Winner of the paid placement with Priestmangoode

Commended project


Jack Pearson, Northumbria University

Project:The Farmers Dozen
Award: Commended

EVERYDAY WELLBEING
Partnership with: We Are What We Do

Design a way for people to increase everyday behaviours that build mental well-being.

Lizzie Reid and Olivia Charlesworth, Kingston University

Lizzie Reid and Olivia Charlesworth, Kingston University

Project: Good Morning, an alarm clock app targeted at 18-25 year olds where users select songs for friends or strangers to wake them up and aimed at giving them a positive start to the day.

Award: RSA Fellows' Award

Katie Cadwallader, University College Falmouth

Katie Cadwallader, University College Falmouth

Project: No Screen Sunday, a behaviour change and communications campaign that encourages people to eliminate the use of screen-based devices (computers, tablets, mobiles, televisions, etc.) on Sundays and instead engage in offline activities and interact with people face-to-face.

Award: Fay Cuthbertson Memorial Award

Commended projects


Russell Daniels-Lake, London Metropolitan University

Project:Lanterns
Award: Highly Commended

Will Mower, University of the West of England

Project: Update Your Mood
Award: Commended

IMPROVE HYGIENE, IMPROVE LIVES
Sponsored by Unilever

Improve hygiene for people in low income areas using frugal design.

Oliver Brunt, Northumbria University

Oliver Brunt, Northumbria University

Project: Managing Personal Dignity in Times of Need, 4SANITATION is a frugally designed hygiene pack for use in refugee camps. It consists of 4 ultra-condensed, long life soap blocks which are infused with a harmless yet powerful substance called ‘Titanium Dioxide’ which destroys bacteria and odour whilst also leaving a shield of protection after use.

Award: Joint winner of the Unilever Award

Lisa Hornsey, Northumbria University

Lisa Hornsey, Northumbria University

Project: Rashka, a hybrid sanitary towel: a new brand of low-cost, environmentally friendly sanitary towel made primarily from biodegradable hemp. Rashka is aimed at school girls in rural India and manufactured by local women, who will deliver hygiene and menstruation education alongside the product to improve school attendance and self-esteem as well hygiene.

Award: Joint winner of the Unilever Award

Commended project


Caz Owens, Kingston University

Project: The Sodis Stripe
Award: Fay Cuthbertson Memorial Award

INNOVATION IN GIVING DESIGN
Sponsored by Springetts Brand Design Consultants

Design a product, service or tool that will encourage or enable people to donate either their time or their money to good causes.

Amy Webster and Jade Kent, Kingston University

Amy Webster and Jade Kent, Kingston University

Project: In Good Hands, a forum that links student apprentices with socially isolated individuals, enabling the students to fulfil their ‘live practice’ training requirements whilst providing social interaction and free beauty / well-being treatments for vulnerable people.

Award: Winner of the RSA Fellows Award

Ashley Pickford, Northumbria University

Ashley Pickford, Northumbria University

Project: Breakfast for Two, a volunteering initiative that connects two groups of people in need - isolated older people and children who suffer from food poverty - via a breakfast club that provides a space for children to eat breakfast whilst interacting with elder volunteers.

Award: Winner of the paid placement at Springetts brand consultants

Commended project


Alex Benzie, Plymouth University

Project:Do Good Dating
Award: Commended