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Winners 2014-2

RE-INVENT THE TOILET
Sponsored by Loughborough University

Re-design the toilet using a people-centred design philosophy considering long-term sanitation issues and what will improve people's lives.

David King, Northumbria University

David King, Northumbria University

Project: The Community Toilet, a proposal for a community toilet that aims to address challenging attitudes to sanitation and actively engages the community in the process of changing attitudes through creating a sense of ownership.

Award: Winner of the Loughborough University Award

Phillip Jackson

Phillip Jackson

Project: TOMMI

Award: Winner of the Innovation Award for his commitment and innovation on his project, outside of the scope of the brief.

Commended project


Ke Xu, Central Saint Martins

Project: CURVE
Award: Commended

THE WHOLE PACKAGE
Sponsored by Waitrose

Re-design consumer product packaging to minimise waste and environmental impact.

Alec Machin, University of Nottingham

Alec Machin, University of Nottingham

Project: Decorate Paints, a solution to short life paint containers: Decorate is a new paint container that reduces both paint and packaging waste– it has a one-way pouring valve that prevents paint drying out, the paint is stored in a bag made from a metallized PET that maintains its temperature, and the cardboard outer, plastic lid and valve can all be recycled.

Award: Winner of the paid placement at Waitrose

Riikka Suominen and Thea Engerdahl, Kingston University

Riikka Suominen and Thea Engerdahl, Kingston University

Project: Sustainable Packaging: Beeswax, a food packaging brand made from beeswax; a natural material that is sustainable and simple to produce whilst effectively protecting and preserving food. Production of this packaging will furthermore increase beekeeping and contribute to stabilising bee populations.

Award: Winner of the Natracare Award

Commended projects


James Forrest, Plymouth University

Project: Minima
Award: Commended

Antti Ojala + Ville Merisalo, New graduates (Helsinki)

Project: Thinking of the Big Picture
Award: Commended

Sarah Wilkinson, University of Leeds

Project: Rejuice
Award: Commended

TOMORROW'S WORKPLACE
Sponsored by RBS

Develop a vision and business case for the future workplace that addresses the challenges of changing work patterns.

 James Donnellan and Kevin Glynn, National College of Art and Design (Ireland)

James Donnellan and Kevin Glynn, National College of Art and Design (Ireland)

Project: The Hatchery, a methodology manifested through a work environment that gives the worker a greater sense of place and autonomy.

Award: Winner of the Royal Bank of Scotland Award for Best Design Project

 Julie Berdou, London Metropolitan University

Julie Berdou, London Metropolitan University

Project: WW, a mobile workplace that connects new spaces for activity-based working situated in transport hubs and other community and urban locations, blurring the lines between work and city.

Award: Winner of the Royal Bank of Scotland Award for Best Business Case 

Commended projects


Joel August Stein, Central Saint Martins

Project: Hipa:a
Award: Commended

Stephen Quinn and Pat D'arcy, National College of Art and Design (Ireland)

Project: Attend
Award: Highly Commended

WATER WATER EVERYWHERE
Sponsored by Severn Trent Water

Design an attractive and engaging product, service or system that addresses water management in the urban environment.

Oliver Liddard, Birmingham City University

Oliver Liddard, Birmingham City University

Project: Rethink Sink, a household sink with a tipping bowl that reminds users how much water they use by keeping the water in the bowl and then tips so that water can be decanted into another bowl and reused for another purpose.

Award: Winner of the paid placement at Severn Trent Water

 Paul Moran and Jess Lockhart, National College of Art and Design (Ireland)

Paul Moran and Jess Lockhart, National College of Art and Design (Ireland)

Project: Water in the home, a series of sculptures that work in conjunction with home water meters to let household occupants know how much water they are using in an elegant, simple, natural analogue manner.

Award: Winner of the Severn Trent Water Award

Commended project


Anastasia Bondarenko, Duale Hochschule Baden-Wuerttemberg University (Germany)

Project: EcoMonsters
Award: Highly Commended