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Winners 2015

CREATIVE CONDITIONS
Sponsored by RBS

Design and develop a vision and business case for an environment or situation that prompts and fosters creative thinking. 

Riikka Suominen, Thea Engerdahl, Vilde Bjorgen, Kingston University

Riikka Suominen, Thea Engerdahl, Vilde Bjorgen, Kingston University

Project: Connect. Create. Collaborate, a mobile creativity network on the London Underground.

Award: Joint winners of the RBS Award for the Best Design Project

Ellie Lanham and Trystan Thompson, University of the West of England

Ellie Lanham and Trystan Thompson, University of the West of England

Project: SPART, a workshop for primary school students to invent a new sport using innovative thinking.

Award: Joint winners of the RBS Award for the Best Design Project

Magdalena Borzecka, Duncan of Jordanstone College at the University of Dundee

Magdalena Borzecka, Duncan of Jordanstone College at the University of Dundee

Project: PLUG in, a mobile 3D printer lab to support people and communities who lack access to adequate equipment to help them develop their creative capacities.

Award: Joint winner of the RBS Award for the Best Business Case and Commended for the Best Design Project

Helen Karwot, Duncan of Jordanstone College at the University of Dundee

Helen Karwot, Duncan of Jordanstone College at the University of Dundee

Project: Pulse, a mobile not-for-profit -based music practice, performance and recording space that allows people to make music.

Award: Joint winner of the RBS Award for the Best Business Case

 

Commended project



Nevena Balezdrova, London Metropolitan University

Project: Hubbub
Award: Highly Commended for Best Design Project and Best Business Case

FAIR PLAY
Sponsored by Springetts Brand Consultants

Design or re-design a consumer toy and its product packaging to minimise waste and environmental impact.

Lisa Hornsey, Northumbria University

Lisa Hornsey, Northumbria University

Project: Squiggle, a gender neutral playhouse made from chalkboard that allows children to bring their imagination to life and transform the toy by drawing on it. Squiggle is ecologically produced, designed for a longer product life, and the packaging is made from 100% recycled and biodegradable elements.

Award: Winner of the paid internship at Springetts Brand Consultants

Christopher Doyle, University of Northampton

Christopher Doyle, University of Northampton

Project: Morty, a multifunctional educational toy product with four modes of use. Morty's circular design incorporates packaging and upcycling of household waste as part of the play experience, and encourages a regenerative cycle of play that minimises waste.

Award: Winner of the Natracare Award

Commended projects


Will Astley, Central Saint Martins (University of the Arts London)

Project: Create a Monster
Award: Highly Commended

Lewis Power, Northumbria University

Project: STOPMO! 
Award: Highly Commended

Eddie Hamilton, Northumbria University

Project: The Toy Factory
Award: Commended

Laimis Narsutis, Northumbria University

Project: KORKi BLOCKS
Award: Commended 

HERITAGE BY DESIGN
Sponsored by Green Room

Design a way for people and communities to better connect to and celebrate heritage.

Jenny Johnson and Erik Winterburn, University of the West of England

Jenny Johnson and Erik Winterburn, University of the West of England

Project: The Dialect Heritage Group, Ee Bah Gum! – a guide and phrase book as a means for recording and preserving the Yorkshire dialect as dialect holds an important role in the preservation of heritage.

Award: Winner of the paid internship at Green Room

Kazz Morohashi, Norwich University of the Arts

Kazz Morohashi, Norwich University of the Arts

Project: Walkies, an innovative digital heritage mapping and storytelling project made for children, by children, which explores new ways of engaging with heritage and empowers children to think, articulate and define their own notion of heritage.

Award: Winner of the Patricia Tindale Legacy Award

Commended projects


Alice Blenclowe, Henry Richardson and Natalie Wye, Kingston University

Project: Across Here
Award: Highly Commended

Tim Man Lui, Sze Wing Tsang and Wing Man Leung, Hong Kong Design Institute

Project: U.R. Here 
Award: Commended

Robert Topping, Blackpool & The Fylde College

Project: Heritage Connect
Award: Commended 

  

 

HUMAN BY NATURE
Sponsored by the Eden Project

Design a means of encouraging people to care for their own human microbiome (the community of beneficial microbes that live inside our bodies).

 Katy Green, Northumbria University

Katy Green, Northumbria University

Project: BabyBiome, a product (special blanket for babies born by Caesarean) and campaign designed to help people better understand how to nurture a healthy human microbiome from birth.

Award: Joint winner of the paid internship at the Eden Project and featured in 'Invisible You - the Human Microbiome' exhibition at the Eden Project

James Washington, Buckinghamshire University

James Washington, Buckinghamshire University

Project: Inner Garden, an all-encompassing health brand that aims to help people reshape the body's internal flora back to a more natural state and teaches users about healthy lifestyle changes. 

Award: Joint winner of the paid internship at the Eden Project and featured in 'Invisible You - the Human Microbiome' exhibition at the Eden Project

Commended projects


Liang Huang, London College of Communication (University of the Arts London)

Project: Hello! 
Award: Highly Commended

Robert Wylie and Timothy O’Sullivan, National College of Art and Design (Ireland)

Project: GloGro
Award: Highly Commended