Industrial Design

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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.

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Thanks to both professional and recreational surfers, the diversity of Australian surfboard design has never been greater, writes Miles Park. 

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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.

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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.

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Industrial design graduate Hollie Baigent has won an international competition for her innovative, affordable way to deliver vaccines in developing countries.

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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.

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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.

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Creative ideas for a portable cooktop and efficient clothes washing have won two UNSW industrial design students semi-finalist places in an international competition.

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Clever UNSW designs for improved healthcare, surf safety and emergency response are among the finalists of Australia's top student industrial design competition.

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A UNSW industrial design student has come up with an award-winning creation that could make hard-to-open pill bottles a thing of the past for people with restricting conditions such as arthritis.

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