Design Stories

Design Stories featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

Zikit

The drum is an exciting music instrument, but they are also the only musical instrument that has one pitch!!! A multiplayer drummer cannot play Rock Reggae and Jazz using the same snare drum. Zikit Drums designed a mechanism that provides drummers a versatility playing experience without being bound to a specific music style by changing the diameter of the snare drum in real-time. Zikit designed to augment possibilities for drummers and giving them new acoustic opportunities in creating unique content.

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Case

Case envisions the future of luggage and how luggage might evolve to become something that travels separately from its owner. Streamlining the travel experience, reducing stress, whilst also minimizing costly infrastructure. The Case is provided to you as part of an on-demand service whereby it will be delivered from your home to your destination ahead of the traveler, replacing the need to own and travel with luggage.

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Venous

Venous Materials project envisions a new way to design dynamic tangible interactions using fluidic Interfaces. It is a new type of interactive material that is inspired by veins systems in nature and throughout the human body. When the user applies pressure or motion to the material, it dynamically displays geometric patterns and colors. The different patterns are displays that function as tangible sensors, to animate dynamic graphics, to create responsive objects for learning activities, and to visualize body movement and balance.

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Anima Code

With the widespread use of social media, generating life records in digital media has become a new habit for humans. However, once a person dies, those digital properties are often forgotten and inaccessible. Anima Code is a personal seal with an engraved QR code that contains an access key to a person's digital data. By scanning the code stamped beforehand, the bereaved ones can reach the person's digital presence after his or her death. Through the physical interaction of stamping a seal, the designer explores the secure yet intimate approach for inheritance in the digital era.

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Service Design for College Enrollment

Their project through the redesign of the work model and enhances the ability to work across departments. Moreover, it could help students familiarize themselves with the campus through a variety of connections and services. For the department, the project results include the definition of value goals, work mode and interactive function design. Services for students include consulting services, admission reception services, guidance services of peers and admission brochures.

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Silicon

This is a semi automatic precise infusion solution dosing system that controls flow rate and time of intravenous medication. The simple mechanical timers and flow rate valves above and below iv dosing tube can be used to improve medical problems caused by medical staff control of flow rate and time of medication.

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