Monthly Archives: November 2014

Junior Design Toy Awards 2014

Junior Design Toy Awards 2014

  Wooden toys have a timeless appeal that remains as strong today as ever. So it is pleasing to see that the winners of the Best Toy Design for both the 0-2 years and 3-5 years sections of Junior magazine’s Design Awards are traditional wooden toys that have the capacity to become heirlooms of the(…)

New era in cruise ship design

New era in cruise ship design

Cruise ships have always been associated  with style and glamour. But as customers’ expectations increase, the demands on the cruise companies to provide ever more luxurious accommodation and facilities grow. In their bid to stay well ahead of the competition veteran cruise line Holland America, which has been operating vacation cruises since 1895, has commissioned(…)

Inflatable incubator wins 2014 James Dyson Award

Inflatable incubator wins 2014 James Dyson Award

An inflatable incubating system, designed by a 23 year old Loughborough University graduate and costing 90% less than a standard incubator, has won this year’s James Dyson Award-the international design prize that celebrates, encourages and inspires the next generation of design engineers. More than one in ten babies worldwide are born prematurely. According to the(…)