Recycled cork

Cork is an impermeable, buoyant material, Cork is composed of suberin, a hydrophobic substance, and because of its impermeability, buoyancy, elasticity and fire resistance, it is used in a variety of products, the most commonly used in wine bottles. For a class activity we were required to make a product from used, I decided to…

Solar power Gadets

Over the years I find myself getting more and more interested in alternative energy and solar panels seems to be a craze at the moment no matter how big or small these solar panels get, green energy is definitely the way the world is going. Portable solar chargers are used to charge cell phones and…

Glow Light

 The milk nightlight is made from PVC cup that emits soothing light that gives of warm glow using LED light. The design itself is quite eye-catching and very easy to turn off just simply turn it upside down. It was this design idea that inspired my own idea for a night light with detachable head.…

Irons

  As part of a class activity we were asked to consider ways in which on iron could be used, so that the lead with Hidden or not attached at all. I used this idea from an old design of an Iron when gas was used, at the beginning gas was considered as a cleaner…

Kitchen untensils.

I found these brightly coloured silicone kitchen utensil set,  when I was flicking through some websites. This is a fun way to get children into the kitchen.  Interchangeable heads were very useful, as this had inspired an idea for a class activity. Each utensil has flexible arms and legs and suction feet. These will keep…

different types of plastic

DIFFERENT TYPES OF PLASTICS AND THEIR CLASSIFICATION The Society of the Plastics Industry (SPI) established a classification system in 1988 to allow consumers and recyclers to identify different types of plastic. Manufacturers place an SPI code, or number, on each plastic product, usually moulded into the bottom. This guide provides a basic outline of the…

Eco friendly gone wrong?

In to day world many designers come up which Eco friendly idea to try and save the planet natural resources. Most designer gather loads of information be four designing a product and some don’t, like the combination toilet gadget which is a entry for the Greener Gadget contest. When reading the passage not only did…