Accessibility links

Winners 2016

AFRICA PACK
Sponsored by GSK

Improve the way medicines are protected, dispensed, distributed and/or taken in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Megan Sands and Sarah Twaddell, National College of Art & Design (Dublin)

Megan Sands and Sarah Twaddell, National College of Art & Design (Dublin)

Project: Positive Future, a packaging design, awareness campaign and mobile network support system for patients taking Triumeq anti-retroviral medicine in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Award: Winner of the GSK internship award

Jonathan Stannard, Blackpool & the Flyde College

Jonathan Stannard, Blackpool & the Flyde College

Project: Medical Symbol Language Kit, a kit for pharmacies and/or individuals that includes posters, stickers, and instruction sheets to help people in areas with low-literacy to understand when, how and how much medicine to take.

Award: Winner of the RSA Fellows’ Award

Commended project


Daisy Handley and Beth Dobson, Kingston University

Project: Edu-kanga
Award: Commended

CREATIVE CONDITIONS
Sponsored by RBS

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

Raluca Babau, University of Northampton

Raluca Babau, University of Northampton

Project: The Creative Satchel, a personalised flexible satchel that folds out to create an individualised workspace complete with technology to promote creativity and provide a sense of personal space in hot-desking workspaces.

Award: Winner of the RBS Award for the Best Design Project

Alan MacFarlane and Mirna Maye, The National College of Art & Design, Dublin

Alan MacFarlane and Mirna Maye, The National College of Art & Design, Dublin

Project: Watercooler, a community-based service designed to get people in Dublin into a creative mind-set and thinking more clearly. Through playful furniture, installations, workshops and ‘daily topics’, Watercooler helps to defocus your mind from the mundane every day, and spark the creative flow that exists within us all. 

Awards: Winner of the RBS Award for the Best Business Case

Commended projects


George Archer, Northumbria University

Project: Thought Atlas
Award: Highly Commended

Ayshah Aziz, Edinburgh College of Art

Project: Same Difference
Award: Commended

Flavia Yoshitake and Andre Ishimoto, University of the Arts London

Project: Laboratory
Award: Commended

Dree Velicaria, Loughborough University

Project: Swop!
Award: Commended

Fatma Al Mansoury, Middlesex University

Project: The Box
Award: Highly Commended

FAIR SHARE
Sponsored by Airbnb

Design a way to keep the sharing economy fair so more people will participate in it.

Daniel Hands, University of Lincoln

Daniel Hands, University of Lincoln

Project: The Sharing Club, the Union for people who don’t have a Union: a service design proposal for a new ‘union’ for people who participate in the sharing economy where they have more power to address issues; the aim is the participants in the sharing economy are valued more as employees rather than disposable assets.

Award: Joint winner of Air B&B cash prize

Leah Witton, Tom Williams, and Ella Taylor, University of the West of England

Leah Witton, Tom Williams, and Ella Taylor, University of the West of England

Project: Dare to Share: A book that aids teenagers and those aged 18-30 in their sharing mentality; the books aims to increase awareness of how, when and where people share or don’t share and further aims to propel interest in the sharing economy.

Award: Joint winners of Air B&B cash prize

Commended project


James Washington, Buckinghamshire New University

Project: Intershare 
Award: Commended

INCLUSIVE CITIES
Sponsored by the Office for Disability Issues (ODI)

Design an inclusive building, place, or space so that it is easily and comfortably accessed and used by everyone.

Deborah Abidakun, De Montfort University

Deborah Abidakun, De Montfort University

Project: A More Inclusive Pedestrian Wayfinding System: a wayfinding system building on the existing ‘Legible London’ system that uses universal design principles and simple way-finding techniques to create an enhanced and more user-friendly pedestrian navigation system for all users.

Award: Winner of ODI cash prize

Maryia Virshych, Centro Universitario de Diseno de Barcelona

Maryia Virshych, Centro Universitario de Diseno de Barcelona

Project: Sign Out Loud, an online and sticker campaign that highlights the communication needs of people who are deaf, deafened or hard-of-hearing by encouraging the identification and registration of places that are – or are not – accessible and comfortable, evaluating how the facilities and the people who work in them demonstrate awareness of need, attitude and general hospitality to the deaf community.

Award: Winner of the Burohappold Internship Award