Public toilets are an essential amenity, but most of them aren't places we'd want to visit unless we have to. Christian Tietz asks: What does the failure to provide more restful and inviting places say about us?
A light-weight sofa that transforms into an eight-seater dining table is among the exhibits from more than 40 students at this year's Industrial Design graduation exhibtion, 'Prismatic'.
UNSW Industrial Design students have taken the humble barbeque to a whole new level, designing multicultural cooking facilities for Sydney’s local parks.
Industrial Design graduate Joshua Flowers has burst on to the design scene with his Flower Chair – vibrant street furniture that cradles the body and 'activates' the environment.
A kitchen appliance that turns household food scraps into tasty pet treats was one of the innovative designs on display at UNSW's Industrial Design graduate exhibition.
Need a blast from the past? UNSW's Beautiful Obsolescence exhibition showcases some of the quirky, cumbersome electronics that were once part of our lives.
A portable dialysis machine has won two national Good Design awards, bringing a UNSW graduate one step closer to saving lives in remote communities.
A mobile glucose monitor for diabetics and a textile range inspired by climate change have won two UNSW graduates prestigious Design Institute of Australia awards.
A shark detecting "security guard in the sea" and a portable dialysis machine are just two potentially life-saving devices designed by UNSW Industrial Design graduates.
UNSW student Max Glanville has won two top Australian design awards for his bushfire detection system for residential properties.