Commended entries 2020 - RSA

Student Design Awards commended entries 2019-20

Brief 1: AI 100 - How might we use AI to support people to reach a happy, meaningful and productive one hundred year life?

Highly commended

Kipras Pasakinskas & Linas Staniukyna, National College of Art & Design, Dublin  

Project: Grace 

Highly Commended

Arin Jeong, Jihee Ahn & Jisu Park

Hongik University, Seoul, South Korea 

Project: PIECE 

Highly Commended

Anouk Dijkman, Brunel University London. 

Project: CoolCity

Brief 2: Cultivating Community - How might we reimagine common spaces to build diverse communities through food?


Tom Lloyd-Davies, University of Plymouth 

Project: Communal Tableware


Georgia Holden, Lincoln University

Project: Thrive 

Brief 3: Make fashion circular - How might we use circular design principles to innovate the way we produce, use and access everyday clothing items? 

Highly Commended

Nalinee Netithammakorn, De Montfort University 


Highly Commended

Lauren Cooper, Edinburgh Napier University 

Project: Bundle of Joy 


Yihan Dong, University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins 

Project: SeaFuture 

Brief 4: Healthy Routes - How might we make active travel accessible to the ageing population that will, in turn, make it better for all?

Highly Commended

Togo Kida, Hane Roh, Mitsue Guerrero-Monsalve, Yash Bhutada, Harvard University.  

Project: Cady 


Dan Sawford, De Montfort University  

Project: Improved Pedestrian Crossing 

Brief 5: Branching out - How might we harness broad-leaved woodlands and their resources to increase their local economic, social and environmental value? 


Pritpal Chana, University of Nottingham 

Project: Nephythys 


Eusebiu Gherghina, Leeds Beckett University 

Project: A Wooden Case 


Helena Buckoke, Brunel University London 

Project: STEM ideas 

Brief 7: Just About Managing - How might we enable households and families to be more economically secure?


James Rhodes, Northumbria University 

Project: Countdown Cashcow 


Matty Hodgkins, Loughborough University 

Project: ProQuo 

Brief 8: Dignity in displacement - How might we support displaced individuals to find hope, dignity and safety to rebuild their lives? 



Afaf Ali, Northumbria University 

Project: Toyvo 

Brief 9: Moving Pictures - Conceive and produce an animation to accompany one of the two selected audio files that will clarify, energise and illuminate the content.

Highly Commended

Yunjae Woo, Prague College, Teeside University 

Project: Power of Designers 

Highly Commended

Kelsie Baird & Anna MacKenzie, Edinburgh Napier University 

Project: Moves and Counter Moves