UNSW's graduating Industrial Design students are aiming their problem-solving skills at issues from sexual satisfaction to snowboarding safety and saving lives at sea.
The PB/5 pedestrian button is unlikely to be on many people’s top ten lists as a “design classic”, but it does possess a number of remarkable design attributes, writes Miles Park.
Thanks to both professional and recreational surfers, the diversity of Australian surfboard design has never been greater, writes Miles Park.
A light-weight breathing apparatus that helps children to breathe and a RoboCop-style helmet are two UNSW student innovations to be recognised in a world-leading design competition.
ShanShan Wang set out to fix a problem by designing a lightweight oxygen cylinder to help asthmatic children breathe. Now she's won the Australian James Dyson Award.
Industrial design graduate Hollie Baigent has won an international competition for her innovative, affordable way to deliver vaccines in developing countries.
A tool that helps find people trapped in buildings via mobile phone signals and easy-to-use luggage for wheelchair users are just two products on show at the Industrial Design Graduand Exhibition.
Chris Fox's first-hand experience of the risks of water sports led him to design a self-inflating lifejacket, which has just won the UNSW industrial design graduate a coveted Dyson award.
Creative ideas for a portable cooktop and efficient clothes washing have won two UNSW industrial design students semi-finalist places in an international competition.
Clever UNSW designs for improved healthcare, surf safety and emergency response are among the finalists of Australia's top student industrial design competition.