17th - 20th September 2020

CANCELLED: Final Year Showcase

It is with a heavy heart that we have decided to cancel the final year design showcase in the OXO Tower due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How has the Internet Developed our Language? And is it Aiding or Hindering our Communication?

07th Apr 2016 Opinion Niamh Courtaux

Our language is forever adapting to the advances in our society, particularly through the use of the internet. New slang is being created and our vocabulary is forever expanding to match with the fast paced developments.

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The Lights Are Watching You. How Can Lighting Be Used in The New Digital Age of the Internet of Things?

05th Apr 2016 Opinion Christian Haimes

There are cameras everywhere, data is beamed down to everyone through light, big brother can monitor your movements and the kitchen appliances are talking to light fixtures. No, this is not a modern Sci-Fi film, this is the reality of 2016. The emergence of the ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) has quickly transformed the way we live our day to day lives.

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Design in the Public Sector: The Call for Reformation

16th Mar 2016 Opinion Jennifer Bryant

Can a ‘bottom up’ approach to service design help shape the UK’s future public sector?

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Fashion of the Future or the Future of Fashion?

09th Mar 2016 Opinion Samarthya Bhargava

Fashion and Product/Industrial Design have always been almost opposite spectrums of design as an industry.

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Prescribing Positivity: How Emotional Design Can Enhance Medical Experiences

02nd Mar 2016 Opinion Emily McNamara

Imagine you’re walking through a hospital. Then sitting in the waiting room. Pretty soon you’ll be having your blood pressure taken, or undergoing a similar test with some sort of medical device. What emotions are you experiencing? Are you nervous? Do you feel in control? No? There is a way to change this.

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